Record Number : 27450 of 13452

Title : Prinsky notes and questions on Vergil's Aeneid

Description :
This short Web page, compiled by Dr Norman Prinsky of Augusta State University, is a useful basic starting point for anyone interested in the post-classical reception and translation of Virgil's Latin epic poem, the Aeneid. The site provides a list of English translations of the poem since the sixteenth century, with details of whether these are in verse, blank verse or prose. It also makes available a collection (although rather limited) of images of post-Renaissance artistic works (sculptures and paintings) based on scenes from the Aeneid. There is also a list of musical works which are based on the poem. Finally, a series of sample essay questions on the Aeneid is given - these could be used or adapted by tutors at university level.

URL : http://www.aug.edu/~nprinsky/Humn2001/VergilAeneidNQ.htm

Uncontrolled Keywords : classical reception; classics in translation; Aeneas; Latin epic poetry;

Controlled Keywords : ; pi7480

Language : eng;

Period : 750 - 1 BCE; 16th Century; 17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 2000 - present;

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