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Something Rich and Strange
September 1, 2005 8:47 AM   Subscribe

Something Rich and Strange. Publius Vergilius Maro was certainly a historical figure, but an unusual amount of fantastic trappings seem to have accumulated around him. Sometimes known more as mythical figure than as a poet of myths, he has seen modern revisions both fabulous(previously discussed) and absurd.
posted by selfnoise (3 comments total)

 
Very interesting.
posted by publius at 9:23 AM on September 1, 2005


Even More
posted by gimonca at 9:47 AM on September 1, 2005


Thanks, Gimonca, that's really cool.

(If anyone else has instances of this sort of thing on the web, please do link to them. I'm currently reading The Scarlet Fig and I'm interested in more historical context)
posted by selfnoise at 9:59 AM on September 1, 2005


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