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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Virgil – Aeneid, Book Four

On previous postings related to this work, we have discussed both Virgil and the Aeneid.  Those postings might be revisited to understand the context of this fourth book looked at below.  For now and without ruining the telling found below, the … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Paradise Lost – John Milton

As previously discussed the epic blank verse poem Paradise Lost was a sort of mirror to Virgil’s Aeneid.  It is considered by critics to be Milton’s major work.  The poem relates the Biblical tale of the fall of man through the temptation of … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Aeneid – Vergil

Virgil is believed to have died on September 21, 19 B. C. Pubilious Vergilius Maro was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.  During his time, he wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin Literature.  These are … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Aeneid – Virgil

Arma virumque cano  – Virgil “I sing of arms and of a man…” Virgil’s masterpiece, the Aeneid is a Latin epic poem widely regarded as one of the greatest master works of that genre.  It is a retelling of the legend of … Continue reading

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