Additional Resources for The Aeneid by Virgil

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Anderson, William S The Art of the Aeneid, Prentice-Hall, 1969,473 p.

An introductory study of the Aeneid which discusses themes, images and technique in the context of a broad synopsis. It is a good accessible running commentary to all aspects of the poem

Bernard, John D. ed, Vergil at 2000 Commemorative Essays on the Poet andhts Influence, AMS Press, 1986

A collection of essays on Virgil and his influence, many of which are listed below.

Boyle, A. 1, ed The Roman Epic, Routledge, 1993. A good new collection of essays placing the Aeneid in the setting of its Latin predecessors and descendants.

Boyle, A J. "Roman Song" In his The Roman Epic, Routledge, 1993, pp.1-18.

Perhaps the best short English introduction to the tradition of the Latin epic Boyle briefly covers the form from Virgil's earliest predecessors, Livius and Naevius to the Renaissance epic

"The Canonic Text: Virgil's Aeneid." In his...

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