The Aeneid (Audio Book) by Vergilius Maro, Publius, 70 B.C. to 19 A.D., translated by John Dryden, 1631 to 1700 The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy, and the poem's second half treats the Trojans' ultimately victorious war upon the Latins, under whose Read more [...]