Aeneid, Book 4
This poem is the story of the hero Aeneas as he flees from Troy, and after many ordeals and suffering carves out a foothold for the future Romans in Italy. While defining and celebrating what it meant to be Roman, it confronts, with a bleak pathos, the tragedy involved in the destiny of Rome.
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Review: The Aeneid (Little Red Leaves Textile Series #34)User Review - Bet Roberts - Goodreads
Virgil's epic serves as a sequel to Homer's Iliad, chronicling the trials of Aeneas of Troy after it is defeated by the Achaeans. It's got all you could want in a classic epic: cool fight scenes ... Read full review
Review: The Aeneid (Little Red Leaves Textile Series #34)User Review - Mark Fabiano - Goodreads
I got into the 300s and just can't go on. Its too boring. I don't care at all about any of the characters, or the mythology. Borrowed so much from the Greeks that it would have been better not to ... Read full review