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Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum Milan , then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry.

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Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum Milan , then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry.

After the battle of Philippi in 42 B. In the following years Virgil spent most of his time in Campania and Sicily, but he also had a house in Rome. During the reign of emperor Augustus, Virgil became a member of his court circle and was advanced by a minister, Maecenas, patron of the arts and close friend to the poet Horace.

He gave Virgil a house near Naples. Between 42 and 37 B. Virgil composed pastoral poems known as Bucolic or Eclogues and spent years on the Georgics. The rest of his life, from 30 to 19 B. Although ambitious, Virgil was never really happy about the task. Virgil died in 19 B. The Aeneid of Virgil. Publius Vergilius Maro , Virgil. His destiny preordained by Jupiter, Aeneas is nevertheless assailed by dangers invoked by the goddess Juno, and by the torments of love, loyalty, and despair.

Virgil's supreme achievement is not only to reveal Rome's imperial future for his patron Augustus, but to invest it with both passion and suffering for all those caught up in the fates of others. Echoing the Virgilian hexameter the verse stays almost line for line with the original in an accurate style. The Aeneid of Virgil A Bantam classic.

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The Aeneid of Virgil

Look Inside. Aeneas flees the ashes of Troy to found the city of Rome and change forever the course of the Western world—as literature as well. Filled with drama, passion, and the universal pathos that only a masterpiece can express. The Aeneid is a book for all the time and all people. He attended school at Cremona… More about Virgil. Knox "Mandelbaum has… given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last. Read An Excerpt.

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Virgil was born on October 15, 70 B. He attended school at Cremona and Mediolanum Milan , then went to Rome, where he studied mathematics, medicine and rhetoric, and finally completed his studies in Naples. He entered literary circles as an "Alexandrian," the name given to a group of poets who sought inspiration in the sophisticated work of third-century Greek poets, also known as Alexandrians. In 49 BC Virgil became a Roman citizen. After his studies in Rome, Vergil is believed to have lived with his father for about 10 years, engaged in farm work, study, and writing poetry. After the battle of Philippi in 42 B. In the following years Virgil spent most of his time in Campania and Sicily, but he also had a house in Rome.

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