Poetry

  • “The Georgics” – Virgil
    The Georgics (The Georgicon in Greek) is a series of four poems (referred to as “Books” in the text) composed by the famed poet Virgil that was likely published in 29 BCE. Like a multitude of his other works, The Georgics takes place in the countryside and examines the lives of farmers as well as …
  • “The Eclogues” – Virgil
    The Eclogues were a series of poems written by Virgil in 37 B.C.E. There are 10 Eclogues/sections that compose the work, and they are described below in their corresponding order.  “Eclogue I” has only two characters: Meliboeus and Tityrus. It should be noted that The Eclogues center around people in rural areas who are shepherds, …