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Life of Vergil

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70 BCbirth of V
publiusV's first name
andesV's birthplace
farmerV's father
mantuacity near Andes; where V first attended school
cremonasecond city where V went to school (58 BC)
Milanthird city where V went to school (54 BC)
Romelast city where V went to school (53 BC)
53 BCyear V went to Rome
grammar, rhetoric, philosophy, etc.subjects V studied
toga virilisadult male clothing which V got in 55 BC
41 BCV's farm confiscated
Maecenasliterary patron; helped V get his farm back
19 BCV died
Brundisiumwhere V died
Napleswhere V was buried
culexa minor poem of V
ecloguesgroup of V's poems ("selections" or "bucolic" poems)
georgicspoems about farm life
TheocritusGreek poet who inspired V's Eclogues
hesiodpoet who inspired the georgics
aeneidmodeled after Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
10years it took V to write the Aeneid
50number of unfinished lines in the Aeneid
12number of books in the Aeneid
sortes vergilianaethe aeneid as a "horoscope"
virgawand
chaucer, ariosto, milton, shakespeare, etc.poets who were influenced by V
dantepoet who was "guided" by V


Mrs. Walsh
Dexter and Southfield Schools
BROOKLINE, MA

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