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Virgil
Source/Notes:
The Aeneid [Aeneis] (19 BC)
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I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.  - Virgil
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Virgil
Source/Notes:
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
Virgil
Source/Notes:
The Aeneid (c. 29-19 BC). Variant translation: "Fortune favours the bold."
Virgil
Source/Notes:
Georgics (published in 29 BC)

Virgil
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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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