Synopses & Reviews
"A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original."--Bernard M. W. Knox
"Mandelbaum has . . . given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last."--David Ignatow
"The book has a wonderful, detailed liveliness in every line."--Robert Fagles
"Comes closer to the impossible goal of perfection than any of the numerous efforts that have poured out of American and British presses since World War II."--William S. Anderson
This deluxe edition of Virgils epic poems, recounting the wanderings of Aeneas and his companions after the fall of Troy, contains a new preface by Allen Mandelbaum and fourteen powerful renderings created by Barry Moser to illustrate this volume.