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The Eclogues

Virgil

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Description:

This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona) The translator of this version is unknown. This recording is done in the form of a dramatic reading: in each eclogue, every character is read by a different Librivox volunteer. Readers of the eclogues that were done by multiple readers: Eclogue 1 Meliboeus: Denny Sayers Tityrus: Kara Shallenberg Eclogue 3 Menalcas: Leni Ribeiro Damoetas: Rosalind Wills Palaemon: Kara Shallenberg Eclogue 5 Menalcas: Leni Ribeiro Mopsus: Anna Simon Eclogue 7 Meliboeus: Denny Sayers Corydon: Leni Ribeiro Tityrus: Anna Simon Eclogue 8 Pollio: Anna Simon Damon: Ruthie Golding Alphesiboeus: Squid Varilekova Eclogue 9 Lycidas: Greg Elmensdorp Moeris: Leni Ribeiro Also available: a Librivox recording of The Eclogues in their original Latin.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

1h 8m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:00


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:38


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:12


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:10


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:46