A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Virgil, ancient Roman poet. Titles in this study guide include The Aeneid.
As a poet of the Augustan period, his poems are regarded as one of the most important poems in Latin literature. Moreover, The Aeneid captures the personal qualities of Romans and what life in Rome looked like.
Publius Vergilius Maro (; traditional dates 15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil ( ) in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in 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.