Publius Vergilius Maro

(70 BC - 19 BC / Rome)

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (1/21/2016 8:55:00 AM)

    - Publius Vergilius Maro (Andes,15 Oct.70 b.C. – Brindisi,21 Sept.19 b.C.) -

    Epitaph:

    « Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc
    Parthenope; cecini pascua rura duces »

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Eclogue 4: Pollio

POLLIO

Muses of Sicily, essay we now
A somewhat loftier task! Not all men love
Coppice or lowly tamarisk: sing we woods,
Woods worthy of a Consul let them be.

Now the last age by Cumae's Sibyl sung
Has come and gone, and the majestic roll

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