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The Aeneid

The Aeneid

Written by Virgil

Narrated by Christopher Ravenscroft

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (51 ratings)
Length: 9 hours

Description

Robert Fitzgerald's magnificent translation of Virgil's epic poem was a major literary event at its release in 1983; today it is an acknowledged masterpiece.

Profoundly poetic yet gloriously accessible, this audio recording is the best way to experience a work that has remained a centerpiece of Western civilization for 2,000 years. Fitzgerald’s rendering speaks directly to the modern listener, inviting us to share the excitement, adventure, and human tears as Aeneas, the warrior hero, escapes from the burning city of Troy, embarks on a long and perilous journey, and eventually, triumphantly establishes a new nation: Rome.

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The Aeneid

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Book Information

The Aeneid

Written by Virgil

Narrated by Christopher Ravenscroft

Ratings:
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (51 ratings)
Length: 9 hours

Description

Robert Fitzgerald's magnificent translation of Virgil's epic poem was a major literary event at its release in 1983; today it is an acknowledged masterpiece.

Profoundly poetic yet gloriously accessible, this audio recording is the best way to experience a work that has remained a centerpiece of Western civilization for 2,000 years. Fitzgerald’s rendering speaks directly to the modern listener, inviting us to share the excitement, adventure, and human tears as Aeneas, the warrior hero, escapes from the burning city of Troy, embarks on a long and perilous journey, and eventually, triumphantly establishes a new nation: Rome.

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