Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

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.

Buy Virgil's Augustan Epic by Francis Cairns from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521353588
ISBN-10: 0521353580
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Virgil's Augustan Epic by Francis Cairns

Book Reviews - Virgil's Augustan Epic by Francis Cairns

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Virgil's Augustan Epic book by Francis Cairns and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Francis Cairns

Hellenistic Epigram by Francis Cairns
Hardback, October 2016
Sextus Propertius by Francis Cairns
Paperback, April 2009
Virgil's Augustan Epic by Francis Cairns
Paperback, November 2006
Tibullus: A Hellenistic Poet at Rome by Francis Cairns
Paperback, December 1979