By Egil Kraggerud

In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects jointly over a hundred new, revised, and formerly released discussions of textual matters in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. via those and in his advent, the writer argues for a much less conservative method of those texts than has been trendy between twentieth century editors and commentators. This profoundly discovered, attractive and priceless contribution is a severe source for someone engaged on the works of Vergil at either below- and postgraduate point, written by way of the most revered students within the box.

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