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Plagiarism in Latin Literature
1. The ancient and the modern: approaching plagiarism in Latin literature Part I. Accusations: 2. Blame and praise: plagiarism and self-promotion in Latin prefaces 3. Playing the victim: Martial onExpand
Poeta arte christianus: Pomponius's Cento Versus ad Gratiam Domini as an Early Example of Christian Bucolic
Critics have amply considered how Christian authors in late antiquity adapted the forms, language, and themes of classical poetry to create an ecclesiastical poetic tradition. Studies related to thisExpand
The literary lives of a Scheintod: Clitophon and Leucippe 5.7 and Greek Epigram
dfj-ovaias is a minimal change for dnovaias; compare the corruption of djxovaos $ to aWovs oarj at 39.2. That passage, one of three occurrences of dixovaos (cf. 28.1, 34.2), echoes Plato, SymposiumExpand
Ausonius at Night
This article examines the fourth-century c.e . Ausonius’ descriptions of himself as a nocturnal poet. Interest lies in passages where Ausonius relates that he wrote at night in order to play the partExpand
Seneca the Elder on Plagiarizing Cicero's Verrines
Abstract In a comment on the age in which he was writing, Seneca the Elder states in Suas . 2.19 that anyone can plagiarize Cicero9s Verrines with impunity. Critics have taken Seneca9s assertionExpand
Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity
The Virgilian centos anticipate the avant-garde and smash the image of a staid, sober, and centered classical world. This book examines the twelve mythological and secular Virgilian centos thatExpand
"Menin Virumque": translating Homer with Virgil in "Epigrammata Bobiensia" 46, 47 and 64
Poems 46, 47 and 64 of the Epigrammata Bobiensia are Latin versions of Greek epigrams on teachers. The Latin poets mainly pursue word-for-word translation, except when rendering the opening words ofExpand