Virgil

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Virgil


Born
in Near Mantua, Cisalpine Gaul, Roman Republic, Italy
October 23, 0070

Died
September 29, 0019

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Publius Vergilius Maro (October 15, 70 BCE – September 21, 19 BCE), usually called Virgil or Vergil /ˈvɜrdʒəl/ in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He is known for three major works of Latin literature, the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him.

Virgil is traditionally ranked as one of Rome's greatest poets. His Aeneid has been considered the national epic of ancient Rome from the time of its composition to the present day. Modeled after Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, the Aeneid follows the Trojan refugee Aeneas as he struggles to fulfill his destiny and arrive on the shores of Italy—in Roman mythology the
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Fléctere si néqueo súperos Acheronta movebo - If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.”
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“Fortune sides with him who dares.”
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“Audaces fortuna iuvat (latin)- Fortune favors the bold.”
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