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also Ver·gil  (vûr′jəl) Originally Publius Vergilius Maro. 70-19 bc.
Roman poet who composed the Aeneid, an epic telling of the wanderings of Aeneas after the sack of Troy.

Vir·gil′i·an (vûr-jĭl′ē-ən, -jĭl′yən) adj.


(ˈvɜːdʒɪl) or


(Biography) Latin name Publius Vergilius Maro. 70–19 bc, Roman poet, patronized by Maecenas. The Eclogues (42–37), ten pastoral poems, and the Georgics (37–30), four books on the art of farming, established Virgil as the foremost poet of his age. His masterpiece is the Aeneid (30–19)
Virˈgilian, Verˈgilian adj


(ˈvɜr dʒəl)

(Publius Vergilius Maro) 70–19 B.C., Roman poet: author of The Aeneid.
Vir•gil•i•an (vərˈdʒɪl i ən, -ˈdʒɪl yən) adj.
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From its first publication in the reign of Caesar Augustus, Publius Vergilius Maro's epic has played a central role in poetry, education, governance, the arts, and even magic.
2 Vargas PA, Gerhard R, Vergilius JF, Filho A, de Castro IV, 2002.
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Publius Vergilius Maro: Eclogae en Georgica uit die oorspronklike Latyn vertaal.
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600 that e contrario ait Vergilius ('Vergil says on the contrary'), when Aeneas kills the brother of one of his victims who pleads for mercy (Aen.
Cecilius Epirotes introduced in schools commenting important Latin poets such as Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19), Horatius Flaccus (65-8) and some others.
The comparison is between two Latin poets: Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 CE) and the less celebrated Publius Papinius Statius (45-96 CE).
dum aliud agit, Vergilius noster descripsit virum fortem: ego certe non aliam imaginem magno viro dederim.
Hesiodos se beskrywing van Herakles se skild is ooglopend op Homeros se beskrywing gebaseer, maar Vergilius het eeue later ook Homeros as basis vir sy beskrywing van Aeneas se skild geneem.