E5 Context Resources

World Literature Module 5.3

The Aeneid

World Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 5Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)

The Aeneid by VirgilFocus Text: The Aeneid (c. 30-21 B.C.) by Publius Vergilius Maro (better known as Virgil or Vergil)

Honors Text: Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch: See study guide for assigned lives.

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Plutarch/Lives/home.html

NOTE: This is an epic poem, created to be heard. I strongly recommend listening to it, or at least a portion of it.

Audiobook: http://amzn.to/2qhEVmM

EIL 5.3 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

https://excellence-in-literature.com/aeneid-study-guide-by-william-johnson

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Plutarch/Lives/home.html

Readings

In Search of a Homeland by Penelope Lively

http://vergil.classics.upenn.edu

The Author’s Life

https://excellence-in-literature.com/life-of-vergil-by-suetonius

Poetry

https://excellence-in-literature.com/satire-i-by-horace


Roman Poetry: From the Republic to the Silver Age by Dorothea Wender

http://books.google.com

http://www.rhapsodes.fll.vt.edu/horace_ode_1.htm

Roman Myth

https://excellence-in-literature.com/echo-and-narcissus-by-ovid

Audio

If your library doesn’t have The Aeneid on CD, Librivox offers a free audio version of the Dryden translation.

http://amzn.to/2qhEVmM (Recommended)

http://librivox.org/aeneid-by-vergil/ (Amateur)

Music

http://amzn.to/2qXE2D8

http://www.52composers.com/les-troyens.html

Video

http://www.archive.org/details/PublicDomainMercuryFilmsSiriusCICCAvalaFilmandMedallionPicturesTheAvengerTheLegendofAeneas

Visual Arts

 

http://www.louvre.fr/en/homepage

http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/browse-highlights

http://kordics.zenfolio.com/p650669606

Historic Context

Eyewitness Ancient Rome by Simon James

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/awfrm.htm

http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-rome

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-ides-of-march-julius-caesar-is-murdered

https://excellence-in-literature.com/roman-water-wheel-london-museum

https://excellence-in-literature.com/roman-weapons-video

http://www.legionxxiv.org/

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/worldlit2e/short/ch/05/summaries.aspx

Just for Fun

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/worldlit2e/short/ch/05/introquiz.aspx


Index of World Literature context link pages

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World Literature Texts (recommended editions)

British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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