Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI, with an Introduction

Vergil's Aeneid, Books I-VI, with an Introduction

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...which the goddess often wore, and from which, if shaken, proceeded storm and.', . lightning. The Gorgon's head was in the center of the shield. 617. Ipse pater: even Jupiter, though not unfriendly to the Trojans, must execute the decree of destiny. Dig. Eripe fugam: 'hasten your flight'; while flight is still possible. 620. limine: for the case, see note on 1. 244. 622. dirae f acies: 'fearful forms'; the gods now made visible to Aeneas, and exerting their powers against Troy. 624. Tumvero: 'then indeed'; when my eyes were thus opened, visum (est): 'was seen.' 625. Neptunia: Troy is thus called because Neptune constructed its walls. 626. Ac veluti Cum: 'even as when.' 627. ferro bipennibus: kendiadys for ferrets bipennibus. See note on I, 61. accisam: limits ornum. instant: with infinitive, as I, 423. 628. minatur: 'threatens to fall.' 629. comam: 'leaf-crown '; the foliage of trees is often so called, vertice: join with nutat as an ablative of manner. 630. supremum: 'for the last time'; adverbially. Cf. Ill, 68. 631. iugis: 'from the hilltops'; join with avulsa. 632-746. Anchises at first refuses to join Aeneas in his flight, but yields at last to the signs and warnings sent by Jupiter. While they are making their way out of the city, Creiisa, the wife of Aeneas, is separated from her companions and lost; but she is not missed until they reach the place of rendezvous, outside of the gate. 832. Descendo: Aeneas descends from the Acropolis to his father's palace, ducente deo: 'under the guidance of the divine one (Venus).' Ct 1. 620. 633. Expedior, recedunt: Aeneas, by the divine agency of his mother, is carried safely through the fire and the enemy, weapons and flames moving aside from him. 634. perventum (est a me): = perveni. 635. Antiquas: the..show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
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  • English
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  • 1236528786
  • 9781236528780