Surprising though it may seem, this is the first full-scale scholarly commentary in English on Virgil's Eclogues. Written between about 42 and 35 BC, these ten short pastorals are among the best known poems in Latin literature. They have inspired numerous poets - Sidney, Ronsard, and others - and at the same time have held enduring fascination among scholars for their sophistaicated and allusive blend of Theocritean idyll and contemporary Roman history. Professor Clausen's commentary will provide a comprehensive guide to ...

Virgil: Eclogues 2003, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521291071

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Virgil: Eclogues 1995, Clarendon Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198150350