Aeneid by Virgil audiobook

Aeneid

By Virgil
Read by various narrators

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5.27 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9789629546748

Virgil’s Aeneid, one of the greatest classical poems, tells the story of Aeneas, son of Priam, after the fall of Troy. His quest is to find the site “in the west” where he will found a new town prophesized to be the seat of a world empire—Rome. This great poem, in a modern translation by Cecil Day Lewis, is superbly read by the great classical actor Paul Scofield, with Jill Balcon.

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Virgil’s Aeneid, one of the greatest classical poems, tells the story of Aeneas, son of Priam, after the fall of Troy. His quest is to find the site “in the west” where he will found a new town prophesized to be the seat of a world empire—Rome. This great poem, in a modern translation by Cecil Day Lewis, is superbly read by the great classical actor Paul Scofield, with Jill Balcon.

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Author Bio: Virgil

Author Bio: Virgil

Virgil (70–19 BC), regarded as the greatest Roman poet, was born in a small village near Mantua in Northern Italy and attended school at Cremona, Milan, and Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine, and rhetoric. He devoted his life, from 30 to 19 BC, to the composition of The Aeneid, the national epic of Rome.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Runtime: 5.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English