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The masterpiece of Rome's greatest poet, Virgil's Aeneid has inspired generations of readers and holds a central place in Western literature. The epic tells the story of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. Finally reaching Italy, their leader, Aeneas, is forced to fight a bitter war against the natives to establish the foundations from which Rome is destined to rise. This magnificent poem, in the modern translation by Cecil Day Lewis, is superbly read by David Collins.

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Public Domain (P)2015 Naxos AudioBooks

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This translation is very close to the original in tone and meaning, and of very high poetic quality. The language is accessible as well as beautiful.

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  • colin monteith
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Gripping Classic

If you enjoy mythology you will love this thrilling tale of Troy's fall and Rome's origins.

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