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terly Review, vol. 110, no. 219, pp. 38–60, 73–114, and in Tyrrell, Latin Poetry, pp. 295, fol.

The following books will be found useful in the study of Virgil :*W. Y. Sellar, Roman Poets of the Augustan Age, - Virgil.

Oxford, ed. 3, 1897. Clarendon Press. $2.25. *F. W. H. Myers, Essays Classical, pp. 106-176. London, 1897.

Macmillan. $ 1.25. * R. Y. Tyrrell, Latin Poetry, pp. 126-161. New York, 1895

Houghton, Mifflin and Co. $1.50. * H. Nettleship, Lectures and Essays, pp. 97–142. Oxford, 1885.

Clarendon Press. $ 1.90. H. Nettleship, Ancient Lives of Virgil. Oxford, 1879. J. Henry, A Voyage of Discovery in the Aeneid, I-VI. Dresden,

1853 J. Henry, Aeneidea, or critical and other remarks on the Aeneid,

2 vols. London, 1873–1879. * Boissier, Country of Horace and Virgil. New York, 1896.

Putnam. $. 2.00. * Collins, Virgil, in “Ancient Classics for English Readers."

Philadelphia, 1878. Lippincott. $0.50. C. A. Sainte-Beuve, Étude sur Virgile. Paris, ed. 2, 1870. * D. Comparetti, Vergil in the Middle Ages. London, 1895.

Sonnenschein. $ 2.25. J. S. Tunison, Master Virgil. The author of the Aeneid as he

seemed in the Middle Ages. Cincinnati, 1888. * Leland, Legends of Virgil. New York, 1900.

Macmillan.

$ 1.75

Schuchhardt, Schliemann's Excavations. London, 1891.
F. J. Miller and J. R. Nelson, Dido, An Epic Tragedy, - a drama-

tization from the Aeneid of Virgil. Chicago, 1900. J. W. Clough, The Hexameter of Virgil. Boston, 1880.

1 For other helps on the prosody see footnote to pp. 23, 24.

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P. VERGILI MARONIS

AENEIDOS

LIBER PRIMUS

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Arma virumque canō, Trõiae qui primus ab oris
Italiam, fāto profugus, Lāvinaque vēnit
Litora, multum ille et terris iactātus et alto
Vi superum saevae memorem Iūnānis ob iram,
Multa quoque et bello passus, dum conderet urbem,
Inferretque deās Latið; genus unde Latinum
Albānique patrēs atque altae moenia Romae.

Mūsa, mihi causās memorā, quo nūmine laeso,
Quidve dolēns, rēgina deum tot volvere cāsūs
Insīgnem pietāte virum, tot adire laborēs
Impulerit. Tantaene animis caelestibus irae?

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Urbs antiqua fuit — Tyrii tenuēre coloni
Karthāgā, Italiam contrā Tiberinaque long?
Ostia, dives opum.studiisque asperrima belli;
Quam lūno fertur terris magis omnibus ūnam
Posthabită coluisse Samo.

Hic illius arma,
Hic currus fuit; hoc rēgnum dea gentibus esse,
Si quā fāta sinant, iam tum tenditque fovetque.
Prõgeniem sed enim Trõiānā ā sanguine dūcī
Audierat, Tyriās õlim quae verteret arcēs;
Hinc populum lātē rēgem belloque superbum
Ventūrum excidio Libyae : sīc volvere Parcās.

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Id metuēns veterisque memor Sāturnia belli,
Prima quod ad Trõiam pro cāris gesserat Argis -
Necdum etiam causae irārum saevīque dolorēs
Exciderant animo : manet altā mente repostum
Iūdicium Paridis sprētaeque iniūria formae,
Et genus invisum, et rapti Ganymēdis honorēs -
His accēnsa super iactātās aequore toto
Troas, rēliquiās Danaum atque immitis Achilli,
Arcēbat longē Latio, multosque per annos
Errābant, ācti fātis, maria omnia circum.
Tantae mõlis erat Romānam condere gentem.

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Vix ē conspectū Siculae tellūris in altum
Vēla dabant laeti, et spūmās salis aere ruēbant,
Cum Iūnā, aeternum servāns sub pectore vulnus,
Haec sēcum : “Mēne incepto dēsistere victam,
Nec posse Italiā Teucrorum āvertere rēgem?
Quippe vetor fātis. Pallasne exūrere classem
Argivum atque ipsos potuit summergere ponto,
Ūnius ob noxam et furiās Aiācis Oili?
Ipsa, Iovis rapidum iaculāta ē nūbibus ignem,
Disiēcitque ratēs ēvertitque aequora ventis;
Illum exspirantem trānsfixo pectore flammās
Turbine corripuit scopuloque infixit acūto;
Ast ego, quae divum incēdõ rēgina, Iovisque
Et soror et coniūnx, ūnā cum gente tot annos
Bella gero. Et quisquam nūmen Iūnõnis adorat
Praetereā, aut supplex ārīs impõnet honorem ?”

Tālia flammātā sēcum dea corde volūtāns
Nimbòrum in patriam, loca fēta furentibus austrīs,
Aeoliam venit. Hic vāstā rēx Aeolus antro
Luctantēs ventos tempestātēsque sonārās
Imperio premit ac vinclis et carcere frēnat.

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