The Aeneid

  • by Virgil
  • Narrated by Frederick Davidson
  • 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Aeneid is one of the greatest works in all of world literature. It is filled with mythology, history, and archaeology; it is infused with patriotism, religious feeling, and pathos; it is rich in adventure and romance. As the story begins, a storm shipwrecks Aeneas and his Trojan followers near Carthage in North Africa. There, Aeneas falls in love with Dido, queen of Carthage. But the gods order him to leave for Italy. In despair, Dido commits suicide. Upon finally reaching Italy, Aeneas goes down into the lower world and learns about his future descendants, the Romans.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-10-1999
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.