The ideal accompaniment for students reading the Aeneid in English or Latin, this book guides readers through Virgil s complex work. * The essential book-by-book commentary allows an understanding of the work not afforded by the primary text alone * Places Virgil and his epic in their literary, philosophical, historical, and political context
Frederick Ahl is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University. He has published many books on classical literature including a new translation of the Aeneid (2008), Two Faces of Oedipus: Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus and Seneca's Oedipus (2008), and The Odyssey Re-Formed (with Hanna M. Roisman, 1996).
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