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Virgil's Gaze: Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid
PREFACE vii Introduction: Euryalus 16, Turnus 44, Aeneas 173, and more.
Bion of Smyrna : the fragments and the Adonis
Preface Introduction 1. Bion's life 2. Bion bucolicus 3. Bion adoniazon 4. Poems possibly by Bion 5. Dialect 6. Metre and prosody 7. Some aspects of style 8. Bion's influence 9. The textual
The Death of Osiris in Aeneid 12.458
AS AENEAS RANGES THE BATTLEFIELD in search of Turnus and the Aeneid storms toward its close, an odd note sounds. A Trojan named Thymbraeus slays a Rutulian named Osiris. Neither is mentioned before
The Sexuality of Adonis
This paper seeks to ascertain the ways in which Adonis and his ritual lament were used by Classical men and women in their constructions of their own gender and the other. The evidence from Classical
Ovid's Elegy on Tibullus and Its Models
a tragic playwright.9 As Sutton has shown, the professions of tragic and comic poet appear to have run in certain Athenian families in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.10 Thus Aeschylus' sons
New verses on adonis
Arsinoe's Adonis and the Poetics of Ptolemaic Imperialism
The Adonia sponsored by Queen Arsinoe in Theocritus' fifteenth Idyll, our fullest account of an Adonis festival anywhere, is a hybrid ceremony, woven together out of different religious and cultural
Continuity and Change in Greek Bucolic Between Theocritus and Virgil
Although ancient Greek sources name only two "bucolic poets" after Theocritus (Moschus of Syracuse and Bion of Smyrna), the Theocritean manuscripts and other sources preserve a considerable body of