Aeneid

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Aeneid

Virgil’s epic poem glorifying the origin of the Roman people. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
See: Epic
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(Dedication to the Aeneis; Dryden 1697: 287-288; cf.
Centum et decem tabulis aeneis exhibitoe, published in 1614, he revealed a study of fortifications and he reproduced a plan of the 'perfect' fortification by Alsatian fortress architect, engineer, and cartographer, Daniel Speckle, as part of this study.
'The city which I found is yours' (Vergilius, Aeneis I 573)
Martino Episcopo dicatum, alterum veto Sanctae Cruci, cujus inventio figuris aeneis repraesentabatur."
Geschichte, Typologie, Zyklen und kommentierter Katalog der Holzschnitte und Kupferstiche zur Aeneis in Allen Drucken (Hildesheim, 2008).
A questi versi (Virgilio, Aeneis, III 301-329) fa riferimento Baudelaire, quando accenna al petit fleuve, al Simoi's menteur, pauvre et triste miroir ou jadis resplendit / l'immense majeste de vos douleurs de veuve, ingrossato, dice, rivolto ad Andromaca, dalle vostre lacrime (qui par vos pleurs grandit): proprio questo ricordo ha fecondato la mia fertile memoria (a feconde soudain ma memoire fertile), mentre attraverso il nuovo Carrousel; e, in tal modo, sulla Parigi che cambia volto si riverbera la luce tragica del mito.
Vom Kosmos zum Chaos: Ovids Metamorphosen and Vergils Aeneis. Trier.
There are texts on moral philosophy, including Cicero's De officiis, De divinatione, and De senectute, Virgil's Aeneis, Georgica, and Eclogae, and the plays of Terence and Plautus.