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THE AENEID

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Young people in general do not see much of Virgil these days, and here is a spirited translation in the modern idiom. Mr. Humphries gleefully admits taking liberties with the text -- this has no ""trot"" value -- and omits some allusions and proper names, transposing lines and ""substituting general for specific, specific for general"". Be prepared for some surprises, but Mr. Humphries truly vitalizes the venerable lay.

Pub Date: Feb. 26th, 1951
Publisher: Scribner