Essays Tagged: "Georgics"

Hesiod and Virgil

result of this work, this is the issue addressed by both Hesiod in Works and Days and Virgil in The Georgics. However, while each poet advocates the same lifestyle, each poet's true meaning lies in wh ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This is an excellent review/summery/report Virgil's the Aeneid.

il war forced him to flee south to Naples, where seven years later he finished his second work, the Georgics, a long poem on farming. Virgil's writing gained him the recognition of the public, wealth ... itnessed all this turmoil, and the warring often disrupted his life.Immediately after finishing the Georgics, Virgil began his masterwork, the Aeneid. He was fortunate enough to enter the good graces ...

(7 pages) 106 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


tima dies... prima fugit". These lines introduce us to Jim Burden's world. Translated from Virgil's Georgics, it simply reads; "the best days... are the first to flee". Ántonia, the focus of this ess ...

(5 pages) 20 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ovid's Metamorphoses: The meaning of the myth of Arachne

of Ovid, who is also the only classical source of the myth, though Virgil refers to it in his work, Georgics. As such, Ovid’s account in Book VI of Metamorphoses is the standard account, and the ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


orace and Virgil. For example, in the Ars Amatoria, Ovid could be seen mocking the work in Virgil?s Georgics. Where Virgil celebrates the traditional Roman morals and country by writing a book on farm ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies