Virgil, Aeneid 2: A Commentary (Mnemosyne, Supplements) by Honorary Professor in Classics and Ancient History Nicholas

By Honorary Professor in Classics and Ancient History Nicholas Horsfall

This is often Nicholas Horsfall's fourth observation on a booklet of the Aeneid and in scale and strategy follows heavily the sooner volumes.It is aimed toward the scholarly public and isn't meant as a substitute for Austin's admirable institution and undergraduate observation of 1964. yet so wonderful an historic textual content calls for clean scholarly tools and this observation discusses absolutely the acutely debatable Helen-episode (spurious), issues of linguistic and textual interpretation, metre, prosody, grammar, lexicon and idiom, in addition to Virgil's resources and the literary culture within which he writes. complete cognizance is given to issues army and historiographical. New serious ways and up to date advancements were taken under consideration, with extra consciousness to their spirit than to their language. A textual content, with translation, and 3 indices are incorporated.

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