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VIRGIL: Aeneid (The) (Unabridged)

The masterpiece of Rome’s greatest poet, Virgil’s Aeneid has inspired generations of readers and holds a central place in Western literature. The epic tells the story of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. Finally reaching Italy, their leader Aeneas is forced to fight a bitter war against the natives to establish the foundations from which Rome is destined to rise. This magnificent poem, in the modern translation by Cecil Day-Lewis, is superbly read by David Collins.



Disc 1

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   Book I 00:07:51
2.   Even as he cried out thus, a howling gust… 00:06:49
3.   Aeneas, where he stood, snatched up… 00:06:25
4.   Here for three hundred years shall rule… 00:07:45
5.   I am true - hearted Aeneas… 00:07:32
6.   Another scene was of Troilus in flight… 00:06:51
7.   We Carthaginians are not so insensitive… 00:06:54
8.   My son, my only strength… 00:06:50
9.   Book II 00:06:22
10.   Some talk has come to your ears… 00:06:56
11.   Straightaway, Calchas pronounced… 00:06:56


Disc 2

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   It was the hour when worn - out men begin… 00:08:41
2.   So saying, he put on Androgeos' plumed… 00:06:32
3.   Now he had hewed out a panel… 00:06:41
4.   But just then, Hugging close to the threshold… 00:06:45
5.   Once again I am moved to fight… 00:05:37
6.   Well, I panicked. My wits were fuddled… 00:05:40
7.   Book III 00:07:09
8.   We prostrated ourselves on the earth. 00:07:14
9.   When we were well away, in deep water… 00:06:48
10.   A rounded shield of bronze… 00:08:38
11.   This ceremonial you and your friends… 00:08:31


Disc 3

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   And now, the stars dispersed… 00:08:01
2.   A house of blood and bloody feasts… 00:08:21
3.   Book IV 00:07:50
4.   A praiseworthy feat, I must say… 00:08:03
5.   He, the son of Ammon by a ravished African… 00:07:58
6.   Distraught, she witlessly wandered about… 00:07:47
7.   Whereupon the Trojans redoubled… 00:08:18
8.   So Dido spoke, and fell silent… 00:06:50
9.   And now was Aurora, leaving the saffron… 00:05:09
10.   Then, after eyeing the clothes he had left … 00:05:29
11.   Book V 00:05:22


Disc 4

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   Now silence, all, for the rites… 00:08:16
2.   The Trojans laughed at the sight of him… 00:07:47
3.   This event being decided, true - hearted… 00:08:40
4.   Dares himself, above all, stood aghast… 00:07:21
5.   The son of Hyrtacus shot the first arrow… 00:08:19
6.   Alas, such a wearisome waste of water… 00:07:52
7.   Aeneas was much disturbed by the words… 00:06:16
8.   Then spoke Saturn's son, the emperor… 00:05:59
9.   Book VI 00:06:39
10.   Wars, dreadful wars I see… 00:05:34
11.   She spoke, then closed her lips. 00:06:26


Disc 5

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   Wherefore the Greeks called it Avernus… 00:08:06
2.   Three stormy nights did the South wind… 00:08:32
3.   Thus did Aeneas speak… 00:08:07
4.   Do you see the sentry, who she is… 00:07:00
5.   Now the Sibyl addressed the company… 00:05:44
6.   Therefore the dead are disciplined… 00:06:03
7.   Would you see the Tarquin kings… 00:06:38
8.   BOOK VII 00:07:03
9.   After the ritual sacrifice of a hundred… 00:07:29
10.   Such was the holy shrine, the ancestral hall… 00:07:08
11.   To the absent Aeneas he sent a chariot… 00:07:19


Disc 6

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   Now Turnus, if we go back to the origin… 00:08:32
2.   There was a stag, a most noble creature… 00:08:17
3.   About the reefs and the foaming rocks… 00:08:11
4.   Evenly dressed they marched… 00:08:35
5.   Book VIII 00:07:57
6.   Quickly the Trojans steered to the bank… 00:07:27
7.   This ogre was the son of Vulcan… 00:07:36
8.   You daunted the river Styx… 00:06:41
9.   Now, at the will of Jove, he has set foot… 00:06:51
10.   The king began… 00:07:51


Disc 7

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   The man I was then would not have been… 00:07:48
2.   Vulcan had also embossed the dancing Salii… 00:05:54
3.   Book IX 00:07:55
4.   Her son, who turns the heavenly… 00:07:23
5.   One gate was held by Nisus… 00:07:53
6.   Now, Euryalus, for you… 00:07:03
7.   They were presents, originally… 00:08:17
8.   Each captain mustered for battle… 00:08:34
9.   On the whole front the din crescendoed… 00:08:48
10.   Pandarus and Bitias, sprung from Alcanor… 00:08:40


Disc 8

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   So Mnestheus shouted; Where do you think… 00:03:18
2.   Book X 00:08:11
3.   Such was Juno's plea; it got a mixed reception… 00:07:33
4.   I must not pass over Cinyras… 00:07:11
5.   The peak of Aeneas' helmet was blazing… 00:07:21
6.   Just so did the ranks of Troy and Latium clash… 00:07:25
7.   So saying, he moved out onto the field. 00:07:08
8.   Magus had spoken. Aeneas gave him… 00:07:37
9.   To her, the lord of Olympus on high… 00:07:06
10.   Now, like a boar which the hounds… 00:07:07
11.   Lausus, seeing this happen, groaned deeply… 00:07:45


Disc 9

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   So saying, Mezentius hurled a spear at his foe… 00:02:23
2.   Book XI 00:06:56
3.   There were chariots in the cortege… 00:07:10
4.   They bear great trophies, symbols of those… 00:07:39
5.   After that war, driven to wide - apart coasts… 00:06:43
6.   Your gracious Majesty, the issue you ask… 00:07:25
7.   If such is your will, and otherwise I'm ruinous… 00:08:19
8.   Carrying her against his breast, he made for… 00:07:30
9.   Orsilochus dared not meet Remulus… 00:06:50
10.   With the same ease will a falcon, prophetic… 00:07:31
11.   Camilla, dying, tugged at the spear… 00:08:21


Disc 10

  The Aeneid (Unabridged)
1.   Book XII 00:08:21
2.   He was wildly wrought up, so burning… 00:07:54
3.   I touch the altar, I call on the fire… 00:07:17
4.   The Italians ran to the spot and despoiled… 00:07:13
5.   At this point Iapis, the son of Iasus… 00:07:01
6.   Aeneas, for all that, followed their mazy trail… 00:07:58
7.   So, when a shepherd has traced a swarm… 00:07:28
8.   Even as a boulder that rolls straight down… 00:07:14
9.   Here, in the stump, was sticking Aeneas'… 00:08:49
10.   Oh, Turnus, what can your sister do for you… 00:08:25

Total Playing Time: 13:01:15






Author(s):
Virgil

Reader(s):
Collins, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Catalogue No: NA0196

Barcode: 9781843798866

Physical Release: 2015

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