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Introducing Virgil’s Aeneid
Introducing Virgil’s Aeneid

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This OpenLearn course was written by Laura Swift, with contributions from Joanna Paul.

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Photo: De Agostini Editore/L Pedicini


All Virgil translations by A.S. Kline. © Copyright 2002 All Rights Reserved. (This work may be freely reproduced, stored, and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose.)


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Figure 5: Photo: De Agostini Editore/L Pedicini

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