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Author photo. Wikipedia: "Publius Vergilius Maro"

Description: Bust of Vergil
Date: April, 2005
Author: A. Hunter Wright

Wikipedia: "Publius Vergilius Maro" Description: Bust of Vergil Date: April, 2005 Author: A. Hunter Wright

Virgil

Author of The Aeneid

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Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B.C.E., in Northern Italy in a small village near Mantua. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum (Milan), then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry. After the battle of Philippi in 42 B.C.E. Virgil¿s property in Cisalpine Gaul, was confiscated for veterans. In the following years Virgil spent most of his time in Campania and Sicily, but he also had a house in Rome. During the reign of emperor Augustus, Virgil became a member of his court circle and was advanced by a minister, Maecenas, patron of the arts and close friend to the poet Horace. He gave Virgil a house near Naples. Between 42 and 37 B.C.E. Virgil composed pastoral poems known as Bucolic or Eclogues and spent years on the Georgics. The rest of his life, from 30 to 19 B.C., Virgil devoted to The Aeneid, the national epic of Rome, and the glory of the Empire. Although ambitious, Virgil was never really happy about the task. Virgil died in 19 B. C. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Full name is Publius Vergilius Maro; canonical name (Roman version) is "P. Vergilius Maro". The spellings 'Virgil' and 'Vergil' have both been in use.

The Aeneid 19,963 copies, 180 reviews
The Georgics 960 copies, 13 reviews
Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI 893 copies, 5 reviews
The Eclogues 761 copies, 8 reviews
Poems 619 copies, 5 reviews
Vergil's Aeneid, Books VII-XII 483 copies, 1 review
P. Vergili Maronis Opera 451 copies, 5 reviews
Virgil's Works 302 copies, 4 reviews
Bucoliche 268 copies, 2 reviews
Aeneid: Book VI [in translation] 181 copies, 3 reviews
Aeneid, book 2 150 copies
Aeneid VI 133 copies, 2 reviews
Doomed Love 124 copies, 3 reviews
Aeneid, book 4 120 copies
Eclogae {Latin} 117 copies, 3 reviews
Aeneid, book 1 104 copies, 1 review
Aeneid, book 8 69 copies
Aeneid, book 9 62 copies, 1 review
Aeneid, book 12 53 copies
Virgil in English (Author) 48 copies, 1 review
Appendix Vergiliana (Author) 47 copies, 1 review
ENEIDA GEORGICAS BUCOLICAS, LA 40 copies, 4 reviews
Aeneid (Latin) 37 copies
Aeneid, book 11 36 copies
Aeneid, book 3 34 copies
Aeneid, book 10 30 copies, 1 review
Aeneid, book 5 29 copies
Aeneis 1/2. 28 copies
Aeneid I-IV 23 copies
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Georgicon liber IV [Latin] 18 copies, 1 review
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Eneida . volum I 11 copies, 1 review
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Tich 2 copies
georiche 1 copy
Eneido 1 copy
Geòrgiques 1 copy, 1 review
Georgica 1 copy
Aeneis 1 copy
Die Mücke 1 copy
Selections from Vergil 1 copy, 1 review
Énéide - Livres I-VI 1 copy, 1 review
Flore 1 copy
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Nowele Rzymskie (Contributor) 1 copy
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Full name is Publius Vergilius Maro; canonical name (Roman version) is "P. Vergilius Maro". The spellings 'Virgil' and 'Vergil' have both been in use.

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