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Vergil's Aeneid

Vergil's Aeneid

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A collection of 14 papers in which contributors use diverging critical methods on a selection of extracts from Vergil's epic, with the examination of political references in the work being prominent, as well as the question of the Aeneid's central meaning. Contents include: Vergil announcing the Aeneid. On Geo. 3.1-48 (Egil Kraggerud); The Peopling of the Underworld (Anton Powell); Vergil as a Republican (Eckard Lefevre); The Sword-Belt of Pallas: Moral Symbolism and Political Ideology (Stephen Harrison);The Isolation of Turnus (Richard F. Thomas) and The End and the Meaning (David West).

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