Virgil: The Aeneid translated by John Dryden 1979 Easton Press part of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written

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The masterpiece of Rome's greatest poet, Virgil's Aeneid, has inspired generations of readers and holds a central place in Western literature.

The epic tells the story of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. Finally, reaching Italy, their leader, Aeneas, is forced to fight a bitter war against the natives to establish the foundations from which Rome is destined to rise.

This magnificent poem, in the modern translation by Cecil Day-Lewis, is superbly read by David Collins.

This leather-bound with gold gilt pages collector's edition of Virgil: The Aeneid is part of the Easton Press The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" series.

Condition

The book Virgil: The Aeneid is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. 

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Book dimensions:10x7x2

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