Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition by Dr Monica R. Gale
English | 9 Nov. 2000 | ISBN: 0521781116 | 336 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
The Georgics has for many years been a source of fierce controversy among scholars of Latin literature. Is the work optimistic or pessimistic, pro- or anti-Augustan? Should we read it as a eulogy or a bitter critique of Rome and her imperial ambitions?