Audiobook: Eclogues


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This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona)
The translator of this version is unknown. This recording is done in the form of a dramatic reading: in each eclogue, every character is read by a different Librivox volunteer.

Readers of the eclogues that were done by multiple readers:

Eclogue 1
Meliboeus: Denny Sayers
Tityrus: Kara Shallenberg
Eclogue 3
Menalcas: Leni Ribeiro
Damoetas: Rosalind Wills
Palaemon: Kara Shallenberg
Eclogue 5
Menalcas: Leni Ribeiro
Mopsus: Anna Simon
Eclogue 7
Meliboeus: Denny Sayers
Corydon: Leni Ribeiro
Tityrus: Anna Simon
Eclogue 8
Pollio: Anna Simon
Damon: Ruthie Golding
Alphesiboeus: Squid Varilekova
Eclogue 9
Lycidas: Greg Elmensdorp
Moeris: Leni Ribeiro

Also available: a Librivox recording of The Eclogues in their original Latin.

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