Books tagged: virgil

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Playing God: Pompey's Blueprint, Augustus's Holiness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Augustus Caesar played god, and though he may have been the best at it, he copied its usage; its source is one that history has never touched upon.
Aeneid Liber Sextus
Price: $14.75 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Thousands of years ago the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of the goddess Aphrodite, traveled to the Underworld to meet and speak with his father Anchises. He was one of the few to return from that place with his memories intact. This book is a revolutionary translation and interpretation of Vergilius' account of that fascinating journey and place. It has brief linguistic analyses of certain names.
Virgil’s "Aeneid": A Discussion Guide
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This book uses a question-and-answer format. It poses, then answers, relevant questions about the "Aeneid." This book goes through the "Aeneid" book by book. Teachers may find this book useful as a discussion guide for the epic poem. Teachers can have students read chapters from the epic poem, then teachers can ask students selected questions from this discussion guide.
Virgil, “The Fall of Troy”: A Discussion Guide for Book 2 of Virgil’s "Aeneid"
Price: Free! Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This is a short discussion guide for Book 2 of Virgil’s "Aeneid," which is the fullest surviving ancient account of the Fall of Troy, one of the most important myths in the Western world. This book uses a question-and-answer format. It poses, then answers, relevant questions about Book 2 of Virgil’s "Aeneid."
The Aeneid: Virgil's Greatest Hits [Abridged and Annotated]
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
A story and poem that is epic in every way, The Aeneid is Virgil's classic tale of the hero Aeneas's escape from Troy, journey to Italy, battles and loves, and a side trip to Hell. This edition features a modern, original and accessible adaptation of the true intent of Virgil's writing, not the literal words, so that the modern reader can enjoy it as was intended. The poem rhymes and resonates.
Les Bêtises
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: French. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nouvelle. Un homme voit sa vie changer entre la réalité et ce qu'il en imagine, due à l'omni-présence des femmes.
Cigarettes ?
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: French. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nouvelle. L'histoire d'un étrange paquet de cigarettes changeant le mode de vie de son héros.
Virgil's "Aeneid": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,550. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is a retelling of Virgil's "Aeneid" in novel form. The "Aeneid" is well worth reading. In addition to being the epic of ancient Rome, the "Aeneid" contains the fullest surviving ancient account of the fall of Troy. It also contains the story of the tragic love affair between Aeneas and Dido, the queen of Carthage—a story that Virgil apparently invented.
Dante's "Purgatory": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
Sybil
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about ageing.