Poetry Friday: Aeneid I.19 - 22

LATIN (from The Latin Library): Progeniem sed enim Troiano a sanguine duci audierat, Tyrias olim quae verteret arces; 20 hinc populum late regem belloque superbum venturum excidio Libyae: sic volvere Parcas.

ENGLISH (my translation): But she had heard indeed that a race to be led from Trojan blood would at some time overturn those Tyrian citadels; this people ruling widely and proud in war was going to come for the destruction of Libya: thus the Fates unrolled.

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Other Vergil posts: Aeneid I.1-7 Aeneid I.8-11 Aeneid I.8-11 Aeneid I.12-18

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