[CLASSICS] The Georgics, by Virgil-Leni

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Post by Leni » April 15th, 2020, 3:54 pm

The Georgics by Virgil (70 BCE - 19 BCE). Translated by Harriet Waters Preston (1836 - 1911)

Virgil's Georgics are the second of the three major poetic works ascribed to the poet. It was published probably around 29 BC and, as the name suggests, the subject of the poem is agriculture. Divided into four books, it is also the shortest of Virgil's main poetry, with only 2188 hexametric verses. The poem draws on a variety of prior sources and has influenced many later authors from antiquity to the present. (Summary by Leni)
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Post by Leni » April 15th, 2020, 3:55 pm

So, I recently found out that LibriVox still doesn't have a recording of Virgil's Georgics in English, to my intense surprise. We have it in Latin though :hmm: So here it is, so we can fill this hole in the catalog. Window will be filled soon, looking for a DPLer and readers. :mrgreen:
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Post by cadastra » April 15th, 2020, 4:08 pm

Pick me to DPL! Pick me! :wink:

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Post by Leni » April 15th, 2020, 6:20 pm

cadastra wrote:
April 15th, 2020, 4:08 pm
Pick me to DPL! Pick me! :wink:
Thanks! DPL added!

And the window is complete now.
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Post by pschempf » April 15th, 2020, 8:22 pm

Leni -

May I have sections 11-14?
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Post by Leni » April 16th, 2020, 9:07 am

pschempf wrote:
April 15th, 2020, 8:22 pm
Leni -

May I have sections 11-14?
Most certainly, thanks for claiming!
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Post by pschempf » April 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm

Hi Leni -

Here's section 11 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/georgics_11_virgil_128kb.mp3
Track length: 12:38
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Post by Leni » April 29th, 2020, 3:52 pm

pschempf wrote:
April 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm
Hi Leni -

Here's section 11 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/georgics_11_virgil_128kb.mp3
Track length: 12:38
Thanks much!
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Post by cadastra » April 29th, 2020, 7:49 pm

pschempf wrote:
April 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm
Hi Leni -

Here's section 11 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/georgics_11_virgil_128kb.mp3
Track length: 12:38
Section 11 is PL OK.

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Post by pschempf » May 2nd, 2020, 7:09 pm

Leni/Cadastra -

I corrected one word in section 11. At 12:14 the word should be "sloe" which I initially misread as "aloe". I made that change and re-uploaded the file. No other changes and the time remains the same. Sorry for the error.
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Post by otiosus » May 4th, 2020, 12:44 pm

Could I take section 2?

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Post by Leni » May 4th, 2020, 2:23 pm

pschempf wrote:
May 2nd, 2020, 7:09 pm
Leni/Cadastra -

I corrected one word in section 11. At 12:14 the word should be "sloe" which I initially misread as "aloe". I made that change and re-uploaded the file. No other changes and the time remains the same. Sorry for the error.
Thanks!
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Post by Leni » May 4th, 2020, 2:23 pm

otiosus wrote:
May 4th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Could I take section 2?
Sure, thanks!
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Post by pschempf » May 8th, 2020, 7:14 pm

Leni/Cadastra -

Here's section 12 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/georgics_12_virgil_128kb.mp3
Track length: 13:39
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Post by Leni » May 9th, 2020, 7:33 am

pschempf wrote:
May 8th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Leni/Cadastra -

Here's section 12 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/georgics_12_virgil_128kb.mp3
Track length: 13:39
Thanks, Fritz!
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