Kosmos Society Book Club | Virgil Aeneid Books 9 & 10
|July 20, 2017||Posted by Moderator under CHS US Programs & Events|
CHS Kosmos Society members have read Virgil’s Aeneid Books 1–8 in previous Book Club discussions, which covered the fall of Troy, the escape of Aeneas, his wanderings, his encounter with Dido, the funeral games for Anchises, the visit to Hades, battles and a beautiful description of a shield made by Vulcan for Aeneas.
This month, community members are continuing their reading, picking up where Turnus is sitting in a grove—Books 9 and 10.
You can read any translation you like. Here are links to some free online versions:
The Latin text is also available on Perseus.
The discussion starts in the Kosmos Society forum, and the Google+ Hangout will be on Tuesday, July 25, at 11 a.m. EDT.
If you have not previously read any of this work or if you are new to Latin texts, you might find the following video discussions useful: