The Aeneid vs. The Odyssey — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

Aeneid vs Odyssey–do you have a favourite? I’m partial to Odyssey myself, as I’ve studied it far more. I’ve only dealt with a few books of the Aeneid in Latin class, so haven’t studied it in any depth.

From Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson: “No man reads a book of science from pure inclination. The books that we do read with pleasure are light compositions, which contain a quick succession of events. However, I have this year read all Virgil through. I read a book of the Aeneid every night, so it was done […]

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