Virgil Aeneid Iv

Pub Date : 2013-11-20 | Author : Virgil, | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781472538734
ISBN 13 : 1472538730

In Book IV of Virgil's "Aeneid", one of the most studied books of that epic poem, Dido, queen of Carthage, is inflamed by love for Aeneas. The goddesses Juno and Venus plot to unit..

The Heroic Ideal

Pub Date : 2010-05-25 | Author : M. Gregory Kendrick | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786457519
ISBN 13 : 0786457511

"In its present usage, the word "hero" seems an all-purpose moniker applied to everyone from Medal of Honor recipients to celebrities to comic book characters. This book explores t..