Readership: Readers and students of classical literature, of epic, epic poetry, comparative literature, classical studies and civilization, ancient history.
Review(s) from previous edition"'Frederick Ahl captures the pathos..to splendid effect. His version reproduces the fierce, hurtling momentum of the original...he is acutely sensitive to the intricate texture of Virgil's Latin. No pun or anagram or play on words escapes his attention; the subtlety as well as the stateliness of the original shines through in every line. In maintaining this difficult balance, Mr Ahl has produced the finest translation of the 'Aeneid' in recent memory. - New York Sun, 9 January 2008