Virgil's Aeneid, inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture.
Virgil took as his hero Aeneas, legendary survivor of the fall of Troy and father of the Roman race, and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages, maps, further reading, index
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/03/2003
- Category: Poetry by individual poets
- ISBN: 9780140449327