How to Read the "Aeneid"

How to Read the "Aeneid"

By: Frederick Ahl (author)Paperback

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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

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About Author

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).

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/08/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781405186063
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781405186063
  • ISBN10: 1405186062

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