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Georgics (-29) [Novel]
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The Georgics celebrates the crops, trees, and animals, and, above all, the human beings who care for them. It takes the form of teaching about this care: the tilling of fields, the tending of vines, the raising of the cattle and the bees. There's joy in the detail of Virgil's descriptions of work well done, and ecstatic joy in his praise of the very life of things, and passionate commiseration too, because of the vulnerability of men and all other creatures, with all they have to contend with: storms, and plagues, and wars, and all mischance.

Original title: Georgicon
Original languages: Latin


Genre: PoetryVerseNature

Edition #1: Georgics

Georgics (2005)
Edition Details:

Bilingual edition

Language: English

Translated by: David Ferry
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Manifested in:

The Georgics of Virgil (May 12, 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374161399
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.5 x 1.1
Pages: 224

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