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By Gian Biagio Conte,S. J. Harrison

This quantity offers a set of items from a celebrated world-class student and interpreter of Latin poetry, concentrating on the translation of Virgil's Aeneid.. It varieties the sequel to 2 extensively influential previous books on Virgil by means of a similar writer and interprets and provides to a set of papers released in Italian in 2002. Its crucial predicament is the best way Virgil reworks prior poetry (especially that of Homer) on the so much distinctive point to provide very large literary and emotional results. Gian Biaggio Conte explores a imperative factor in Virgilian reports, that of the way the Aeneid manages to create a brand new and powerful mode of epic in a interval whilst the style seems to be debased or exhausted.

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