Description - Virgil's Augustan Epic by Francis Cairns
An examination of the main characters in the 'Aeneid' - Aeneas himself, Dido and Turnus - in the light of Virgil's contemporary Augustan political and literary ideology. The characters and the plot and incident of the epic are seen as embodying and exemplifying the ancient ideals of kingship.
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(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Cambridge University Press
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