One of Virgils most famous work is the epic poem "Aeneid" that is consisted of 12 books. Aeneid is written in a dactylic hexameter. The main plot of it is the adventure of Aeneas who, after the city of Troy was destroyed, went on a journey. With this work Virgil wanted to emphasize the greatness of […]
Publius Vergilius Maro was a Roman poet born 70 BC in north Italy. Despite his shyness and quietness he influenced many European writers with his work. He was a well known writer of the Augustan period and was a fan of ancient Greece poets and philosophers. He lived in the Augustus palace where he was convinced to write Aeneid.