Publius Vergilius Maro
Publius Vergilius Maro Poems
|1.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 1||1/1/2004|
|2.||Eclogue 2: Alexis||4/19/2010|
|3.||Eclogue 3: Menalcas Daemoetas Palaemon||4/19/2010|
|4.||Eclogue 8: To Pollio Damon Alphesiboeus||4/19/2010|
|6.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 11||4/19/2010|
|7.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 12||4/19/2010|
|8.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 9||4/19/2010|
|10.||Eclogue 9: Lycidas Moeris||4/19/2010|
|11.||Eclogue 7: Meliboeus Corydon Thrysis||4/19/2010|
|12.||Eclogue 10: Gallus||4/19/2010|
|13.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 2||4/19/2010|
|14.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 7||4/19/2010|
|16.||Eclogue 5: Menalcas Mopsus||4/19/2010|
|17.||Eclogue 6: To Varus||4/19/2010|
|18.||Eclogue 4: Pollio||4/19/2010|
|19.||Eclogue 1: Meliboeus Tityrus||4/19/2010|
|21.||The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 10||4/19/2010|
The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 10
THE GATES of heav’n unfold: Jove summons all
The gods to council in the common hall.
Sublimely seated, he surveys from far
The fields, the camp, the fortune of the war,
And all th’ inferior world. From first to last, 5
The sov’reign senate in degrees are plac’d.
Then thus th’ almighty sire began: “Ye gods,
Natives or denizens of blest abodes,
From whence these murmurs, and this change of mind,
This backward fate from what was first design’d? 10
Why this protracted war, when my commands
Pronounc’d a peace, and gave the Latian lands?
What fear or ...
Eclogue 2: Alexis
The shepherd Corydon with love was fired
For fair Alexis, his own master's joy:
No room for hope had he, yet, none the less,
The thick-leaved shadowy-soaring beech-tree grove
Still would he haunt, and there alone, as thus,
To woods and hills pour forth his artless strains.
'Cruel Alexis, heed you naught my songs?
Have you no pity? you'll drive me to my death.
Now even the cattle court the cooling shade