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Latin 221-001: Virgil, Fall 2018 (Prof. Suzanne Lye)

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N.B.: You will see see variant spellings for Virgil/Vergil.  The Library of Congress uses Virgil for him as either Author or Subject.

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Author: Virgil

Subject: Virgil

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Keywords:  Virgil politics

LC Subject Headings: Virgil -- Political and social views.

Keywords: Augustan Rome

LC: Subject Headings:  Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.

                                           Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.

Potentially Useful Subject Headings:

Aeneas (Legendary character)

Aeneas (Legendary character) -- In literature.

Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D. (English)

Politics and literature -- Rome. (English)

Virgil. Aeneis.

Virgil. Aeneis. Liber 6.

Virgil. Aeneis. Liber 8.

Virgil -- Criticism and interpretation.

Virgil -- Political and social views.

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‘Aeneas and the Sibyl, Lake Avernus’, Joseph Mallord William Turner, c.1798 / Aeneas in the Underworld with a Sibyl (Parody)

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A 1st-century terracotta expressing the pietas of Aeneas, who carries his aged father and leads his young son

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