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What is the difference between the narration of the Fall of Troy in The Aeneid, The Iliad, and The Odyssey?

Summary The sack of Troy was depicted in an ancient epic poem, the Iliupersis; this was probably used by Virgil as a source, but it has since been lost. From a surviving summary we can get an idea of ...
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How much of the original verse is lost in Fitzgerald's translation of The Aeneid?

As I said in my comment above, Latin and English poetry are very different.  They both have multiple layers of depth and meaning, but in very different ways.  Firstly, meter in Latin is not based on ...
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