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Published: 18 May 2017

340 Pages | 4 black-and-white maps


ISBN: 9780198727811

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A Commentary on Vergil, Aeneid 3

S. J. Heyworth and The late J. H. W. Morwood

  • Includes a detailed introduction covering Vergil's career, historical and literary context, the transmission of the text, and a glossary of literary terms
  • Offers an Appendix of major Greek and Latin intertexts containing a broad selection of relevant passages
  • Makes the text accessible to readers at all levels of proficiency by providing detailed help with Vergil's language
  • Renders a broad range of parallels readily available through generous citation of Latin and Greek alongside English translations
  • Illustrates the narrative of Book 3 with four maps