AENEID BOOK 4, TRANSLATED BY H. R. FAIRCLOUGH [1] But the queen, long since smitten with a grievous love-pang, feeds the wound with her lifeblood, and is wasted with fire unseen. Download for print-disabled 351. the inner doors: these they defend in massed ranks. crash down: the Greeks possess what the fire spares. Who could unfold in speech that night’s havoc? lifting her burning eyes to heaven in vain: her eyes, since cords restrained her gentle hands. We urged him to say what blood he was sprung from, and why he suffered: and tell us what trust could be placed. I shake off sleep, and climb to the highest roof-top. I even dared to hurl my shouts through the shadows. has happened has happened under the gods' supervision. Perplexed, we send Eurypylus to ask the oracle of Phoebus, and he brings back from the shrine the gloomy words: “With blood of a slain virgin you appeased the winds, when first, Greeks, you came to the Ilian coasts; with blood must you win your return and gain favour by an Argive life.” When this utterance came to the ears of the crowd, they in their hearts were dazed, and a cold shudder ran through their inmost marrow. “Come then, dear father, clasp my neck: I will. of their bellies, leaving their young waiting with thirsty jaws, we pass through our enemies, to certain death, and make our way. First, Androgeos, meets us, with a great crowd of Greeks. whether through treachery, or because Troy’s fate was certain. Up it moves, and glides threatening into the city’s midst. shone from the upturned eyes, a salt sweat ran over its limbs, and (wonderful to tell) she herself darted from the ground. bring them to light: I’m bound by no laws of their country. The Danai had rushed in and filled all the house. Then indeed a strange terror steals through the shuddering hearts of all, and they say that Laocoön has rightly paid the penalty of crime, who with his lance profaned the sacred oak and hurled into its body the accursed spear. Fulfilling Didos request, Aeneas begins his sorrowful story, adding that retelling it entails reexperiencing the pain. whom they have indeed taken by sea in their curved ships. The book follows the design of Pharr's classic, user-friendly commentary,1 as have Boyd's earlier editions of Aeneid commentaries, 2 with vocabulary and notes on the same page as the text. Then through the vast dwelling trembling matrons roam, clinging fast to the doors and imprinting kisses on them. them before now, and the enemy swords drunk of their blood. Then something greater and more terrible befalls. around him, unknowingly thinking us allied troops. Troy consumed with fire? and an icy shudder ran to their deepest marrow: who readies this fate, whom does Apollo choose? [318] “But, lo! Then the Danaans, with a shout of rage at the maiden’s rescue, mustering from all sides, fall upon us, Ajax most fiercely, the two sons of Atreus, and the whole Dolopian host: even as at times, when a hurricane bursts forth, diverse winds clash, West and South and East, proud of his orient steeds; the forests groan and Nereus, steeped in foam, storms with his trident, and stirs the seas from their lowest depths. and marvel at the horse’s size: and at first Thymoetes. and wreathe him in massive coils: now encircling his waist twice. AENEID. And now, when I reached the threshold of my father’s house, and my former home, my father, whom it was my first desire. Book 2 Questions and Answers. What’s left for me at the last in my misery, I who have. goddess for sure, such as she may be seen by the gods. I shall find death with my own hand: the enemy will pity me, and look for plunder. Thrice there I strove to throw my arms about her neck; thrice the form, vainly clasped, fled from my hands, even as light winds, and most like a winged ream. to raise the huge mass of woven timbers, raised to the sky, so the gates would not take it, nor could it be dragged. O funeral flames of my kin! with tears? And now I’ve no hope of seeing my old country again. I, a Trojan woman, and daughter-in-law to divine Venus. I stood aghast, and there rose before me the form of my dear father, as I looked upon the king, of like age, gasping away his life under a cruel wound. I shall find a warrior’s death; the foe will take pity and seek my spoils. as a potential son-in-law, to Priam, and the Trojans, unlucky man, who didn’t listen to the prophecy, of his frenzied bride! Hear now the treachery of the Greeks and from a single crime learn the wickedness of all . . I pass on and see once more the citadel and Priam’s home. from that Hector who returned wearing Achilles’s armour. And now above Ida’s topmost ridges the day star was rising, ushering in the morn; and the Danaans held the blockaded gates, nor was any hope of help offered. Virgil's Æneid, books I-VI; the original text with a literal interlinear Download: A text-only version is available for download. and keenest for what was right (the gods’ vision was otherwise): Hypanis and Dymas die at the hands of allies: and your great piety, Panthus, and Apollo’s sacred headband, Ashes of Ilium, death flames of my people, be witness. ripped from the blazing shrines, tables of the gods. unless they renew the omens at Argos, and take the goddess home. Whatever may happen, it will be for us both, the same shared risk. at Capys, et quorum melior sententia menti. What sluggishness makes you delay so? We are torn from there, Iphitus and Pelias with me, Iphitus now burdened with years, Pelias slow-footed, too, under a wound from Ulysses. Fortune favours our first effort. Trembling with alarm, we quickly shake out the blazing hair and quench with water the holy fires. Maddened in soul, Coroebus brooked not this sight, but flung himself to death into the midst of the band. There, Juno, the fiercest, is first to take the Scaean Gate, and. When Priam has been put to the sword? On this the Ithacan with loud clamour drags the seer Calchas into their midst and demands what this is that the gods will. For this is Priam to have perished by the sword? The Dardanian shore soaked again and again with blood? Now, see, Tritonian Pallas, standing on the highest towers, sending lightning from the storm-cloud, and her grim Gorgon, breastplate. At this my father, truly overcome, raised himself towards the sky. First will you not see whether Creusa, your wife, and your child, Ascanius still live, and where you have left your father Anchises. Forthwith the devouring fire rolls before the wind to the very roof; the flames tower above, the hot blast roars skyward. themselves can stop him: the door collapses under the ram’s blows. Or did she wander from the path or collapse with weariness? I accept, my son, and I will not refuse to go with you.”, ‘Aeneas and His Family Fleeing Troy’ - Agostino Carracci (Italy, 1557-1602), Yale University Art Gallery. had concealed herself and crouched, a hated thing, by the altars. At the entrance to the city there’s a mound, an ancient temple. . and if I ever returned as a victor to my native Argos. Go to Perseus: Aeneid, The Bucolics, Æneid, and Georgics of Virgil 1 of 11 editions. 10 terms. their high necks and heads tower above him. and in which I played a great part. Introduction, text and translation, detailed commentary and indices to "Aeneid" 2 are here offered on a scale not previously attempted and in keeping with the author's previous Virgil commentaries ("Aeneid" 3, 7 and 11); the volume is aimed primarily at scholars, rather than undergraduates. For whom is fate preparing this doom? a vast reach of sea: and you will come to Hesperia’s land, where Lydian Tiber flows in gentle course among the farmers’, rich fields. No place at all have I among the Greeks, and the Trojans themselves, too, wildly clamour for vengeance and my life.’ At that wail our mood was changed and all violence checked. Although ambitious, Virgil was never really happy about the task. under the goddess’s feet, and the circle of her shield. Only, Troy, maintain your assurances, if I speak truth, if I repay. Do you believe the foe has sailed away? BOOK 3. Arms, and the man I sing, 2. who, forc'd by fate, And haughty Juno's. But from that moment, when the impious son of Tydeus, Diomede, and Ulysses, inventor of wickedness, approached the fateful Palladium to snatch. I see their glowing shields and glittering brass.’ At this, in my alarm, some malign power stole my distracted wits. Book 1: An African Landing Book 2: The Burning of Troy Book 3: Wanderings Book 4: The Tragedy of Dido Book 5: Funeral Games Book 6: Descent to the Underworld Book 7: Arrival in Italy Book 8: The Future Site of Rome Book 9: The Trojans Resist Book 10: Battles and Plunder Book 11: Camilla, Warrior Queen Book 12: The Final Battle. Blanching at the sight we scatter. the cavity rang hollow and gave out a groan. We use cookies for social media and essential site functions. and with burning eyes suffused with blood and fire. The Aeneid full scansion. Trembling with fictitious feelings he continued, saying: “The Greeks, weary with the long war, often longed. If you hold the Achaeans in one rank, and if it is enough to hear that, take your vengeance at once; this the Ithacan would wish and the son of Atreus buy at a great price!’. in wounding the sacred oak-tree with his spear. Coroebus could not stand the sight, maddened in mind. What shameful events have marred, that clear face? When he saw the fall of his captured city and the smashed-in. Log in Sign up. However things may fall, we two will have on common peril, one salvation. or sick with misery dropped into the flames. And now they are heading for their native Mycenae with the wind, obtaining weapons and the friendship of the gods, re-crossing. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2… The unfinished line is rather effective as it stands. Virgil’s The Aeneid explained with book summaries in just a few minutes! For though there is no glorious renown in punishing a woman and such victory gains no honour, yet I shall win praise for blotting out villainy and exacting just recompense; and it will be a joy to have filled my soul with the flame of revenge and satisfied the ashes of my people.’ Such words I blurted out and in frenzied mind was rushing on, when my gracious mother, never before so brilliant to behold, came before my eyes, in pure radiance gleaming through the night, manifesting her deity, in beauty and statue such as she is wont to appear to the lords of heaven. [796] “And here, astonished, I find that a vast number of new comrades has streamed in, mothers and men, a band gathered for exile, a piteous throne. nor did I look back for my lost one, or cast a thought behind me. I descend, and, led by a goddess, am freed from flames. ‘Come then, dear father, mount upon my neck; on my own shoulders I will support you, and this task will not weigh me down. Vergil’s picture is clear from such phrases as incumbere arātrīs (Georgics 1.213), validīs incumbere rēmīs (Aeneid 5.15), ... cry with one voice (Bennett). Some are amazed at maiden Minerva’s gift of death, and marvel at the massive horse: and first Thymoetes urges that it be drawn within our walls and lodged in the citadel; either it was treachery or the doom of Troy was already tending that way. and sliding down a lowered rope, Thessandrus, and Sthenelus, the leaders, and fatal Ulysses, emerge joyfully. and Pelias, slow-footed, wounded by Ulysses: immediately we’re summoned to Priam’s palace by the clamour. in mine, and follows his father’s longer strides. everywhere there is panic, and many a form of death. This has not happened, without the divine will: neither its laws nor the ruler. But Troy, stand by your promises and, yourself, preserve your faith, if my tidings prove true and pay you a large return! to fasten on these weapons? This day we shall not all perish unavenged.”, So, again, I fasten on my sword, slip my left arm. See, a pair of serpents with huge coils, snaking over the sea. she, the mutual curse of Troy and her own country. Everywhere dread fills my heart; the very silence, too, dismays. Then from his high couch our forefather Aeneas began: ‘O queen, you command me to renew unspeakable grief. When I saw them in close ranks and eager for battle, I thereupon begin thus: ‘My men, hearts vainly valiant, if your desire is fixed to follow me in my final venture, you see what is the fate of our cause. Twice five days is the seer silent in his tent, refusing to denounce any by his lips or to consign to death. I look back and scan the force about me. Create. And had the gods’ decrees, had our mind not been perverse, he would have driven us to violate with steel the Argive den, and Troy would now be standing, and you, lofty citadel of Priam, would still abide! worn-out with age? If it pleases the gods to leave nothing of our great city standing, if this is set in your mind, if it delights you to add yourself, and all that’s yours to the ruins of Troy, the door is open. [145] “To these tears we grant life and pity him besides. A turret standing on the sloping edge, and rising from the roof. I blurted out these words, and was rushing on with raging mind, when my dear mother came to my vision, never before so bright. We charge forward and surround them closely with weapons, and ignorant of the place, seized by terror, as they are, we slaughter. and cast his eyes around the Phrygian ranks. It is, more than enough that I saw one destruction, and survived, one taking of the city. Virgil died in … at the girl being pulled away from them, rush us. [13] “Broken in war and thwarted by the fates, the Danaan chiefs, now that so many years were gliding by, build by Pallas’ divine art a horse of mountainous bulk, and interweave its ribs with planks of fir. Translations of books 1,2,4 & 6 are available on the site. for this, to see the enemy in the depths of my house. I am resolved to renew every risk, to retrace my way through all Troy and once more expose my life to every peril. For as he stood amid the gazing crowd, dismayed, unarmed, and cast his eyes about the Phrygian bands, ‘Alas!’ he cried, ‘what land now, what seas can receive me? ‘After many years have slipped by, the leaders of the Greeks. adopt Greek emblems. According to the grammarian Donatus, the poet on his deathbed desired that the poem should be burned, but ultimately left it in the hands of Varius and Tucca, his literary testators, to edit. . They move, on a set course towards Laocoön: and first each serpent. Not with such fury, when a foaming river, bursting its barriers, has overflowed and with its torrent overwhelmed the resisting banks, does it rush furiously upon the fields in a mass and over all the plains sweep herds and folds. Then indeed we were on fire to ask, and seek the cause. Aeneid I: Aeneid II: Aeneid III: Aeneid IV: Aeneid V: Aeneid VI: Aeneid VII: Aeneid VIII: Aeneid IX: ECLOGUES here lay the fleet, here they used to meet us in battle. As for me, if the gods had wished to lengthen, the thread of my life, they’d have spared my house. to see him, and compete in mocking the captive. . [559] “Then first an awful horror encompassed me. “Pull the statue to her house”, they shout, “and offer prayers to the goddess’s divinity.”. They secretly hide a picked body of men, chosen by lot, there, in the dark body, filling the belly and the huge. mad with slaughter, and the two sons of Atreus: I saw Hecuba, her hundred women, and Priam at the altars. Is there anywhere online I can find book 1 completely scanned so I … Press J to jump to the feed. into the sea, or set fire to it from beneath. rich in wealth when Priam’s kingdom remained. But I beseech you, by the gods above, by the powers that know the truth, by whatever faith may still be found unstained anywhere among mortals, pity such distress; pity a soul that bears sorrow undeserved!’. and now, gleaming with youth, its skin sloughed. Do you think the enemy’s sailed away? [692] “Scarcely had the aged man thus spoken, when with sudden crash there was thunder on the left and a star shot from heaven, gliding through the darkness, and drawing a fiery trail amid a flood of light. Though it's late at night and he's anguished to recall such sad events, he'll do it for Dido. 62 terms. Trembling he takes up the tale and speaks with feigned emotion: [108] “’Often the Greeks longed to quit Troy, compass a retreat, and depart, weary with the long war; and how I wish that they had done so! When finally he reached the eyes and gaze of his parents. The Aeneid By Virgil Written 19 B.C.E Translated by John Dryden : Table of Contents Book I : Arms, and the man I sing, who, forc'd by fate, And haughty Juno's unrelenting hate, Expell'd and exil'd, left the Trojan shore. and avenge my crime through the death of these unfortunates. You servants, heed what I say. Troy is past, Ilium is past, and the great glory of the Trojans: Jupiter carries all to Argos: the Greeks are lords of the burning city. We all follow and charge with serried arms. and hung uselessly from the centre of the shield’s boss. the hopes of the Greeks receded, and slipping backwards ebbed: their power fragmented, and the mind of the goddess opposed them. He refuses, and abides in his purpose and his place. All prepare themselves for the work and they set up wheels, allowing movement under its feet, and stretch hemp ropes, round its neck. What shore do you come from, Hector, the long-awaited? sing sacred songs, and delight in touching their hands to the ropes: Up it glides and rolls threateningly into the midst of the city. the sea to arrive unexpectedly, So Calchas reads the omens. and let my wife follow our footsteps at a distance. of places, and I whom till then no shower of spears. how the Greeks destroyed the riches of Troy. But if from past experience, you place some hope in the armour you have donned, guard first this house. could be saved by any hand, it would have been saved by this. And if the gods’ fate, if our minds, had not been ill-omened. . burning with mad love for Cassandra, and brought help. [469] “Just before the entrance court and at the very portal is Pyrrhus, proudly gleaming in the sheen of brazen arms: even as when into the light comes a snake, fed on poisonous herbs, whom cold winter kept swollen underground now, his slough cast off, fresh and glistening in youth, with uplifted breast he rolls his slippery length, towering towards the sun and darting from his mouth a three-forked tongue. Here, I beg you, this altar will protect us all or we’ll die together.”. And Calchas ordered them. and defiled a father’s sight with murder. Here the Dolopians stayed, here cruel Achilles. Gods of my fathers, save my line, save my grandson. Then I turn homeward in case – in case she had made her way there! This work may be freely reproduced, stored and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose. [486] “But within, amid shrieks and woeful uproar, the house is in confusion, and at its heart the vaulted halls ring with women’s wails; the din strikes the golden stars. Previous Next . BOOKS 7 - 12. All the hopes of the Greeks and their confidence to begin the war, always depended on Pallas’s aid. But when through the malice of subtle Ulysses – not unknown is the tale – he passed from this world above, I dragged on my ruined life in darkness and grief, wrathful in my heart over the fate of my innocent friend. . 7. when suddenly a wonder, marvellous to speak of, occurred. as if others were not dying throughout the whole city. The hour calls not for such aid or such defenders, not though my own Hector were here himself! Other translations of the Aeneid, even good ones such as Fagles', have a steady portentousness/pomposity (however subtle) that is tiring. Hated of heaven and useless, I have long stayed the years, ever since the father of gods and king of men breathed upon me with the winds of his bolt and touched me with his fire.’, [650] “So he persisted in his speech and remained unshaken. on the threshold my wife clung to men, clasping my feet and holding up little Iulus to his father. The ancient city falls, she who ruled for so many years: crowds of dead bodies lie here and there in the streets. nor is Paris to blame: the ruthlessness of the gods, of the gods. Read Listen. WhizzKidd. nor the risks, and, if it had been my fate to die. my wife Creüsa was snatched from me by an unhappy fate. Virgil composed pastoral poems known as Bucolic or Eclogues and spent years on the Georgics. Now Phoenix, and fatal Ulysses, the chosen guards, watch over. and realise our speech differs in sound to theirs. At this the Ithacan thrust the seer, Calchas, into their midst. Here Hecuba, and her daughters, like doves driven. O my country! But Capys, and they whose minds were wiser in counsel, bid us either hurl headlong into the sea this guile of the Greeks, this distrusted gift, or fire it with flames heaped beneath; or else pierce and probe the hollow hiding place of the belly. Read Listen. and Epytus, mighty in battle, Hypanis and Dymas. ripples its slimy back, lifts its front high towards the sun. he said: ‘Ah! and armed men are seen standing on the very threshold. He spoke: the other, schooled in Pelasgian art and trickery. magistermooney. between Priam’s halls, and a secluded gateway beyond. bursting its banks, overwhelms the barriers against it, and rages in a mass through the fields, sweeping cattle and stables. I myself seek again the city, and gird on my glittering arms. The old man had barely spoken when, with a sudden crash. ... Aeneid translation lines 418-526. Even then Cassandra opened her lips for the coming doom – lips at a god’s command never believed by the Trojans. 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