Virgil Aeneid Book 1- Invocation to the Muse

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Arma virumque canō, Trōiae quī prīmus ab orīs Ītaliam, fātō profugus, Lāvīniaque vēnit lītora,
I sing of arms and the man, he who, exiled by fate, first came from the coast of Troy to Italy, and to Lavinian shores
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multum ille et terrīs iactātus et alto vī superum saevae memorem Iūnōnis ob īram;
– hurled about endlessly by land and sea, by the will of the gods, by cruel Juno’s remorseless anger,
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multa quoque et bellō passūs, dum conderet urbem, inferretque deōs Latiō, genus unde Latīnum, Albānīque patrēs, atque altae moenia Rōmae.
long suffering also in war, until he founded a city and brought his gods to Latium: from that the Latin people came, the lords of Alba Longa, the walls of noble Rome.
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Mūsa, mihī causās memorā, quō nūmine laesō, quidve dolēns, rēgīna deum tot volvere cāsūs īnsīgnem pietāte virum,
Muse, tell me the cause: how was she offended in her divinity, how was she grieved, the Queen of Heaven, to drive a man, noted for virtue, to endure such dangers,
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tot adīre labōrēs impulerit. Tantaene animīs caelestibus īrae?
to face so many trials? Can there be such anger in the minds of the gods?
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– hurled about endlessly by land and sea, by the will of the gods, by cruel Juno’s remorseless anger,

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multum ille et terrīs iactātus et alto vī superum saevae memorem Iūnōnis ob īram;

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long suffering also in war, until he founded a city and brought his gods to Latium: from that the Latin people came, the lords of Alba Longa, the walls of noble Rome.

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Muse, tell me the cause: how was she offended in her divinity, how was she grieved, the Queen of Heaven, to drive a man, noted for virtue, to endure such dangers,

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to face so many trials? Can there be such anger in the minds of the gods?

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