Virgil

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Publius Vergilius Maro (Classical Latin: [ˈpuː.blɪ.ʊs wɛrˈɡɪ.lɪ.ʊs ˈma.roː]; October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil /ˈvɜːrdʒᵻl/ in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He is known for three major works of Latin literature, the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him. Virgil is traditionally ranked as one of Rome's greatest poets. His Aeneid has been considered the national epic of ancient Rome from the time of its composition to the present day. Modeled after Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, the Aeneid follows the Trojan refugee Aeneas as he struggles to fulfill his destiny and arrive on the shores of Italy—in Roman mythology the founding act of Rome. Virgil's work has had wide and deep influence on Western literature, mos... More

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Virgil #Age

Photo of Virgil Age carries all things away, even the mind.
Virgil #Age

Photo of Virgil Age steals away all things, even the mind.
Virgil #Courage

Photo of Virgil In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
Virgil #Fear

Photo of Virgil I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.
Virgil #Fear

Photo of Virgil Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.
Virgil #Love

Photo of Virgil Love conquers all.
Virgil #Success

Photo of Virgil They succeed, because they think they can.
Virgil #Trust

Photo of Virgil Trust not too much to appearances.
Virgil #Trust

Photo of Virgil Trust one who has tried.
Virgil #Truth

Photo of Virgil Veiling truth in mystery.
Virgil #Death

Photo of Virgil It is easy to go down into Hell night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.