Vergil’s Empire: Political Thought in the Aeneid
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In Vergil’s Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil’s Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world.