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Author Virgil.

Title The sixth book of Virgil's Aeneid / translated and commented on by Sir John Harington (1604) ; edited with an introduction and notes by Simon Cauchi
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (lxvi, 180 pages)
Contents Includes the Latin text
Summary Harington wrote this work while temporarily confined to the Tower of London in 1603, and presented it to the new King James I the next year for his young son Prince Henry. The manuscript long thought lost, is published here for the first time
Analysis Epic poetry
Latin poetry
Notes English and Latin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-172) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Description based on print version record
Subject Virgil. Aeneis. Liber 6.
Aeneas (Legendary character) -- In literature
Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Voyages to the otherworld in literature.
Rome -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Cauchi, Simon.
Harington, John, Sir, 1560-1612.
ISBN 0191733946 (e-ISBN)
9780191733949 (e-ISBN)
Other Titles Aeneis. Liber 6. English
Virgil's Aeneid