Books by Virgil

Publius Vergilius Maro (70–19 B.C.) is generally regarded as ancient Rome’s greatest poet.

THE AENEID by Virgil
Kirkus Star
by Virgil, translated by Robert Fagles
Released: Nov. 6, 2006

"Homer's deserved primacy makes us often forget that Virgil is in many ways his equal. Fagles's triumphant new achievement makes us remember it."
The founding of Rome and the maturation of a hero who has greatness thrust upon him are the subjects of Virgil's first-century (b.c.) epic, newly available in Princeton scholar Fagles's energetic verse translation. Read full book review >