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The valiant Nisus took his lot to wait

DMI number:
28043
First Line:
The valiant Nisus took his lot to wait
Last Line:
Or Rome's majestic lord the conquered world command
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Ancient history, Fighting / conflict, and Friendship
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Author:
Christopher Pitt
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
LION: Christopher Pitt's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, Book IX.
Translated from:
Virgil
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Virgil's Aeneid, Book IX
Content/Publication
Title:
The polite companion: containing essays illustrated with passages from the poets, orators [T202654] [Vol.1]
Page No(s):
pp.9-21
Poem Title:
The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus.
Attribution:
Mr Pitt's Translation.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt