The Aeneid

Paperback $13.00

Jun 16, 1990 | 464 Pages

Hardcover $21.00

Jun 30, 1992 | 520 Pages

Ebook $9.99

May 15, 2013 | 464 Pages

  • Paperback $13.00

    Jun 16, 1990 | 464 Pages

  • Hardcover $21.00

    Jun 30, 1992 | 520 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    May 15, 2013 | 464 Pages

Praise

“Fitzgerald’s is so decisively the best modern Aeneid that it is unthinkable anyone will want to use any other version for a long time to come.” –New York Review of Books

“A rendering that is both marvelously readable and scrupulously faithful . . . Fitzgerald has managed, by a sensitive use of faintly archaic vocabulary and a keen ear for sound and rhythm, to suggest the solemnity and the movement of Virgil’s poetry as no previous translator has done . . . This is a sustained achievement of beauty and power.” –Boston Globe

“In this Aeneid Fitzgerald is at the top of his form . . . [One would] be a very insensitive reader if, once launched on Aeneas’ fateful journey with Fitzgerald as guide, [one] does not follow it to the end.” –The New Republic

“This is translation as interpretation, Virgil filtered through one of the finest poetic sensibilities of our time . . . Fitzgerald hides his consummate artistry, effaces his own prodigious labor, until the text speaks to us directly, without foreignness of time or place.” –The Boston Review

With an Introduction by Philip Hardie

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