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Publius Vergilius Maro (70–19)


Buried by his own request at his villa in Naples, under the epitaph, "Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere; tenet nunc Parthenope; cecini pascua, rura, duces" ("Mantua gave me birth, Calabria took me away, and now Naples holds me; I sang of pastures, farms, leaders"). See more trivia »


in Andes, Italy

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 2009 Dido and Aeneas - Didon et Énée (TV Movie) (after - as Virgile)
 1998 Georgica (poem "Georgica" - uncredited)
 1996 Great Performances (TV Series) (poem "Aeneid" - 1 episode)
- Dido & Aeneas (1996) ... (poem "Aeneid")
 1995 Dido & Aeneas (poem "Aeneid")
 1983 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (after: poem "The Aeneid" - 1 episode)
- Les Troyens (1983) ... (after: poem "The Aeneid" - uncredited)
 1971 Eneide (TV Series) (epic poem: "The Aeneid")
 1962 The Avenger (epic poem: "Aeneis")
 1911 The Fall of Troy (Short) (uncredited)
 1910 Dido Forsaken by Aeneas (Short) (verse)

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Poem: "The Aenid" (filmed as Dido & Aeneas (1995), The Avenger (1962), Dido Forsaken by Aeneas (1910), Great Performances: Dido & Aeneas (1996), The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Les Troyens (1983), Eneide (1971),

Alternate Names:

Vergil | Virgile | Virgil

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Was a profound influence on later poets, especially Dante Alighieri, who portrayed Vergil as his guide (and the symbol of human reason) in "The Divine Comedy". See more »

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