This indispensable anthology gathers texts and translations that
cover major aspects of the Virgilian tradition from the Roman
poet’s own lifetime to the year 1500. Unprecedented in scope, the
book presents a vast compendium of materials that illuminate how
poets, teachers, students, and common folk responded to Virgil
and his poetry. The volume offers a brief commentary on each
text, many of which are translated into English for the... more...