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Is there any kind of consensus about the best translation of the Aeneid?
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It's Fitzgerald
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>>7558495
It's not Fitzgerald.
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It's Mandelbaum
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>>7558504

Which one then?
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The most enjoyable, but least accurate, is Dryden's.

Really was a pleasure to read
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>>7558504
It is tho
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>>7558487
Fagle, no doubt. Anyone who tells you to go for a poetry translation is an idiot. Rhyme scheme poetry with no duration based meter is nothing like how Vergil wrote
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>>7558506
it's mandelbaum
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>>7558487
bump
going throught the "Trojan Trio" wanna know best translation. Not being raped by pope again
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>>7558487
> Translation
Latin is literally the easiest language ever spoken.
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>>7559496

You're not fooling anyone
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>>7558629
fagles is not a prose translation
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>>7559428
It's Mandelbaum
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>>7558510

C DAY LEWIS
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