Buy Used
$14.88
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: This book is in fairly good condition, with a gift inscription, but shows some signs of use. Pages are clean and unmarked, except a few have some notes in light pencil. Dust jacket has a stain. This is quite a nice copy.
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Vergil's Aeneid and Fourth (Messianic) Eclogue: In the Dryden Translation Hardcover – June 1, 1989

ISBN-13: 978-0271006512 ISBN-10: 027100651X Edition: annotated edition

Used
Price: $14.88
8 New from $58.42 20 Used from $4.49
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$58.42 $4.49
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Introducing The Amazon Book Review, our editors' fresh new blog featuring interviews with authors, book reviews, quirky essays on book trends, and regular columns by our editors. Explore now
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Hero Quick Promo
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 428 pages
  • Publisher: Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (Txt); annotated edition edition (June 1, 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 027100651X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0271006512
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,632,960 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Language Notes

Text: English, Latin (translation)

About the Author

Howard Clarke is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, University of California at Santa Barbara. His books include The Art of the Odyssey and Homer's Readers: A Historical Introduction to the Iliad and The Odyssey.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
If found this an excellent presentation of Dryden's Aeneid. The text is supplemented with the corresponding pairs of line numbers, extensive footnotes for mythological references and Latinisms, and occasional commentary. There is also a lengthy introduction with plenty of information to situate the context of both Virgil and Dryden. My only complaint: the introduction to each book reads like very archaic English. I couldn't discern whether these were Dryden's own introductions, or the editor's attempt to maintain the tone of the translation.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.