The Aeneid

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author: Virgil

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101201541

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 8526

From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic Fleeing the ashes of Troy, Aeneas, Achilles’ mighty foe in the Iliad, begins an incredible journey to fulfill his destiny as the founder of Rome. His voyage will take him through stormy seas, entangle him in a tragic love affair, and lure him into the world of the dead itself--all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods. Ultimately, he reaches the promised land of Italy where, after bloody battles and with high hopes, he founds what will become the Roman empire. An unsparing portrait of a man caught between love, duty, and fate, the Aeneid redefines passion, nobility, and courage for our times. Robert Fagles, whose acclaimed translations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey were welcomed as major publishing events, brings the Aeneid to a new generation of readers, retaining all of the gravitas and humanity of the original Latin as well as its powerful blend of poetry and myth. Featuring an illuminating introduction to Virgil’s world by esteemed scholar Bernard Knox, this volume lends a vibrant new voice to one of the seminal literary achievements of the ancient world. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Aeneid

Author: Virgil,David West

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0140449329

Category: Fiction

Page: 307

View: 1344

Translated with an Introduction by David West.

Ilias0

für den Schulgebrauch erklärt. Gesang I - III

Author: Homerus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 124

View: 9406


Orestie

Author: Aeschylus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 334

View: 2585


achtsam sprechen - achtsam zuhören

Die Kunst der bewussten Kommunikation

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: O.W. Barth eBook

ISBN: 3426425939

Category: Self-Help

Page: 144

View: 7346

Thich Nhat Hanh präsentiert die wichtigsten Fähigkeiten bei der Kommunikation. Dabei kommt es auf das richtige Zuhören und Sprechen an sowie darauf, mit Mitgefühl und Achtsamkeit seinem Gegenüber zu begegnen. Ein Buch, das hilft, Missverständnisse zu vermeiden, Konflikte friedvoll zu lösen und mit einer effektiven Kommunikation sein eigenes Wohlbefinden und das der anderen zu steigern.

Brick Lane

Author: Monica Ali

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426416565

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 4521

Was bedeutet eigentlich Schicksal?Nazneen, in den ärmsten Verhältnissen in Bangladesch aufgewachsen, wird mit 19 Jahren verheiratet und ins ferne England geschickt. Ohne Englischkenntnisse landet sie in der Brick Lane, dem »Klein-Indien« von London, bei einem ihr völlig fremden Ehemann. Chanu ist gut zu ihr, doch aus ihrer Wohnung kommt sie selten raus. Gegen seinen Widerstand lernt sie schließlich Englisch und nimmt eine Arbeit als Näherin an. Ganz langsam, mit Hilfe ihrer Töchter und getragen von ihrer natürlichen Lebensklugheit, verlässt Nazneen den ihr vorbestimmten Weg.

Virgil's Aeneid

Author: Virgil

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140446272

Category: Poetry

Page: 423

View: 3641

Recounts the adventures of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who helped found Rome, after the fall of Troy.

The Aeneid of Virgil

Author: Virgil

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780385093187

Category: Poetry

Page: 320

View: 1816

The famed translation by the greatest literary figure of Restoration England Virgil's epic vividly recounts Aeneas's tortuous journey after the Trojan War and the struggles he faced as he lay the foundations for the greatest continental empire. Rendered into a vigorous and refined English by the most important man of letters of the seventeenth century, this translation of the Aeneid "set a new, august standard so influential as to be epochal." For his version, John Dryden drew on the deep understanding of political unrest he had acquired during the Civil Wars of 1642-51 and the Glorious Revolution of 1688. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

The Georgics

Author: Virgil

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140444148

Category: Poetry

Page: 160

View: 5683

Virgil's classic poem extols the virtues of work, describes the care of crops, trees, animals, and bees, and stresses the importance of moral values

Aeneid / Odyssey / Iliad

Author: Virgil,Homer,Robert Fagles

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 9780147505606

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7844

Three epic poems chronicle the Greek and Trojan heroes during the Trojan War, the destruction of Troy, Odysseus's voyage to Ithaca after the war, and the adventures of the prince Aeneas after the fall of Troy.

Penguin Classics: The Catalogue

Author: Penguin Classics

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0718193474

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 9515

'From books, all I seek is to give myself pleasure by an honourable pastime' Michel de Montaigne In 1946, E. V. Rieu's groundbreaking translation of The Odyssey established a cultural legacy that would bring the world's most compelling and influential literature to millions of readers around the globe. For over sixty-five years, Penguin Classics have been making works that were once the sole preserve of academics accessible to everyone; this catalogue offers a complete list of all titles in print across the list - more than 1,200 books, from Aristotle and Austen, to Zola and Zamyatin. It also features Michel de Montaigne's enchanting essay 'On Books'. 'The Penguin Classics, though I designed them to give pleasure even more than instruction, have been hailed as the greatest educative force of the twentieth century. And far be it for me to quarrel with that encomium, for there is no one whom they have educated more than myself' E. V. Rieu

Writing Historical Fiction

A Writers' and Artists' Companion

Author: Celia Brayfield,Duncan Sprott

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1780938381

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

View: 9269

Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an invaluable companion for a writer working in this challenging and popular literary genre, whether your period is Ancient Rome or World War II. PART 1 includes reflections on the genre and provides a short history of historical fiction. PART 2 contains guest contributions from Margaret Atwood, Ian Beck, Madison Smartt Bell, Ronan Bennett, Vanora Bennett, Tracy Chevalier, Lindsay Clarke, Elizabeth Cook, Anne Doughty, Sarah Dunant, Michel Faber, Margaret George, Philippa Gregory, Katharine McMahon, Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Hilary Mantel, Alan Massie, Ian Mortimer, Kate Mosse, Charles Palliser, Orhan Pamuk, Edward Rutherfurd, Manda Scott, Adam Thorpe, Stella Tillyard, Rose Tremain, Alison Weir and Louisa Young. PART 3 offers practical exercises and advice on such topics as research, plots and characters, mastering authentic but accessible dialogue and navigating the world of agents and publishers.

Lucubrationes philologae: Antike und Mittelalter

Author: Otto Zwierlein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Classical literature

Page: 781

View: 5179

Otto Zwierlein prasentiert mit der hier vorgelegten Sammlung von Aufsatzen und Abhandlungen die Summe aus vier Dekaden philologischer Forschung. Der erste Band ist Seneca gewidmet. Der zweite Band spannt thematisch den Bogen von Drama und Rhetorik der Griechen uber verschiedene Gebiete der lateinischen Literatur bis in die spatlateinische christliche Literatur und die mittellateinische Philologie. Mehrere Indizes, ein Schriftenverzeichnis 1965-2004 und ein Verzeichnis der von Otto Zwierlein betreuten Dissertationen runden die Sammlung ab.

O Cruel Alexis

Author: Virgil

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141398744

Category: Poetry

Page: 64

View: 9639

'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream, Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.' Virgil's lyrical, wistful and often witty pastoral poems. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 BCE). Virgil's other works available in Penguin Classics are The Aeneid, The Eclogues and The Georgics.

Georgica

Author: Publius Vergilius Maro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783150006382

Category:

Page: 223

View: 889


Bucolica

Author: Publius Vergilius Maro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783458190035

Category:

Page: 118

View: 4165