The Aeneid by Virgil audiobook

The Aeneid

By Virgil
Read by Simon Callow

Recorded Books, Inc.
12.40 Hours 1
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Recipient of an Academy Award in Literature, Robert Fagles is a highly celebrated poet and translator of ancient texts. He makes Virgil's wondrous epic feel utterly relevant and modern with this stunning treatment. It is the tale of aeneas, who flees the smoldering ashes of Troy to found a new civilization-Rome. ". a new, fast-moving, readable rendition of the national epic of ancient Rome."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Recipient of an Academy Award in Literature, Robert Fagles is a highly celebrated poet and translator of ancient texts. He makes Virgil's wondrous epic feel utterly relevant and modern with this stunning treatment. It is the tale of aeneas, who flees the smoldering ashes of Troy to found a new civilization-Rome. ". a new, fast-moving, readable rendition of the national epic of ancient Rome."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Author Bio: Virgil

Author Bio: Virgil

Virgil (70–19 BC), regarded as the greatest Roman poet, was born in a small village near Mantua in Northern Italy and attended school at Cremona, Milan, and Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine, and rhetoric. He devoted his life, from 30 to 19 BC, to the composition of The Aeneid, the national epic of Rome.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 12.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English