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Aeneid : Book XI / edited by Scott McGill.

By: Virgil [author.].
Contributor(s): McGill, Scott, 1968- [editor, writer of added commentary.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics: Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2020Description: viii, 307 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107071339.Uniform titles: Aeneis. Liber 11. Latin (McGill) Subject(s): Aeneas (Legendary character) -- Poetry | Latini (Italic people) -- Poetry | Trojans -- PoetrySummary: "Virgil's Aeneid XI is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, book which covers the funerals following the fierce fighting in Book X and a council of the Latins before they and the Trojans resume battle after the end of the truce. This edition contains a thorough Introduction which provides context for Book XI both within and beyond the rest of the poem, explores key characters such as Aeneas and Camilla, and deals with issues of metre and textual transmission. The line-by-line Commentary will be indispensable for students and instructors wishing to enhance their understanding of the poem and especially of Virgil's language and syntax. Accessible and comprehensive, the volume will help readers to appreciate features of Virgilian style as well as deepening their engagement with the content and themes of the Aeneid as a whole"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 2020
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Printed Books British School at Rome
215.VIR.E.46 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-292) and indexes.

"Virgil's Aeneid XI is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, book which covers the funerals following the fierce fighting in Book X and a council of the Latins before they and the Trojans resume battle after the end of the truce. This edition contains a thorough Introduction which provides context for Book XI both within and beyond the rest of the poem, explores key characters such as Aeneas and Camilla, and deals with issues of metre and textual transmission. The line-by-line Commentary will be indispensable for students and instructors wishing to enhance their understanding of the poem and especially of Virgil's language and syntax. Accessible and comprehensive, the volume will help readers to appreciate features of Virgilian style as well as deepening their engagement with the content and themes of the Aeneid as a whole"-- Provided by publisher.

Introduction and notes in English, with text in Latin.

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