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The Aeneid of Virgil

 
 
 
 
The Aeneid of Virgil
Author: Virgil
ISBN 13: 9780520254152
ISBN 10: 520254155
Edition: 35th Anniversary Edition
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2007-09-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 423
List Price: $29.95
 
 

"A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original."—Bernard M. W. Knox

"Mandelbaum has . . . given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last."—David Ignatow

"The book has a wonderful, detailed liveliness in every line."—Robert Fagles

"Comes closer to the impossible goal of perfection than any of the numerous efforts that have poured out of American and British presses since World War II."—William S. Anderson

Bernard M. W. Knox

A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original.