The Aeneid

Virgil - Author

Robert Fagles - Translator

Bernard Knox - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780670038039 | 496 pages | 02 Nov 2006 | Viking Adult | 6.25 x 9.13in | 18 - AND UP
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The much-anticipated new translation of Virgil’s epic poem from the award-winning translator of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey

Robert Fagles’s translations of both the Iliad and Odyssey have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and become the standard translations of our era. Now, his stunning modern verse translation of Virgil’s Aeneid is poised to do the same. This beautifully produced edition of the Aeneid will be eagerly sought by readers desiring to complete their Fagles collection—and the attention it receives will stimulate even greater interest in his translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey. BACKCOVER: Praise for Robert Fagles’s translation of the Odyssey:
“Wonderfully readable . . . just the right blend of sophistication and roughness, it seems to me.”
—Ted Hughes

“A memorable achievement . . . Mr. Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless.”
—Richard Jenkyns, The New York Times Book Review

“Remarkably seductive . . . In Fagles’s hands, this ‘perennial poem of adventure’ is again a work of entertainment, of majesty and epic beauty great enough to stun the senses.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer

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