Virgil Quotes (235 quotes)




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The Aeneid, I. 207. As quoted in "The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign Languages", compiled by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1896, p. 730
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The Aeneid [Aeneis] (19 BC)
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The Aeneid (c. 29-19 BC). Variant translation: "Fortune favours the bold."
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Georgics (published in 29 BC)
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In Latin: "Facilis descensus Averni, Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras Hoc opus, hic labor est."
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Eclogues no. 3, l. 93
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As quoted in: "Latin Proverbs and Quotations. With translations and parallel passages and a copious English index" by Alfred Henderson, 1869, p. 16


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Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He is known for three major works of Latin literature, the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him.

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