This essay, conceived with the aim of centering awareness upon the poet's real lifestyles, has eschewed the bigger job of literary feedback and has additionally kept away from the topic of Vergil's literary sources--a subject matter to which students have in general committed an excessive amount of acumen. The booklet is as a result of short compass, however it has been saved to its unmarried subject matter within the conviction that the reader who will examine Vergil's works as in a few degree an outgrowth of the poet's personal studies will discover a new that means in no longer some of their traces.
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