Review Allen Mandelbaum has produced a living Aeneid, a version that is unmistakably poetry. -- Erich Segal, The New York Times Book Review A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original. -- Bernard M. W. Knox Mandelbaum has... given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last. -- David Ignatow Read more From the Publisher Aeneas flees the ashes of Troy to found the city of Rome and change forever the course of the Western world--as literature as well. Virgil's Aeneid is as eternal as Rome itself, a sweeping epic of arms and heroism--the searching portrait of a man caught between love and duty, human feeling and the force of fate--that has influenced writers for over 2,000 years. Filled with drama, passion, and the universal pathos that only a masterpiece can express. The Aeneid is a book for all the time and all people. Allen Mandelbaum has produced a living Aeneid, a version that is unmistakably poetry. -- Erich Segal, The New York Times Book Review A brilliant translation; the only one since Dryden which reads like English verse and conveys some of the majesty and pathos of the original. -- Bernard M. W. Knox Mandelbaum has... given us a contemporary experience of the masterpiece, at last. -- David Ignatow Read more See all Editorial Reviews