The Aeneid, Books III and probably V

Reading experience

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The Aeneid, Books III and probably V

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Is it the third or the fifth book of Virgil you so much liked; I have taken to reading the third."

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Stevenson, Robert Louis
Born in 1850

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The number of Books mentioned excludes the Georgics and the Eclogues of Virgil, so this must refer to his Aeneid. Book III describes the wanderings of Aeneas and his Trojans after sailing from Troy, their various adventures (e.g. the Harpies, Polyphemus) and the death of Anchises. Book V concerns the funeral games for Anchises a year later.

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Accessed on 2019/10/20 15:34:36

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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The Aeneid, Books III and probably V

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17669

Evidence

"Is it the third or the fifth book of Virgil you so much liked; I have taken to reading the third."

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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The number of Books mentioned excludes the Georgics and the Eclogues of Virgil, so this must refer to his Aeneid. Book III describes the wanderings of Aeneas and his Trojans after sailing from Troy, their various adventures (e.g. the Harpies, Polyphemus) and the death of Anchises. Book V concerns the funeral games for Anchises a year later.

How to cite this record

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72500
Accessed on 2019/10/20 15:34:36

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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