GOING A STEP FURTHER: VALERIUS FLACCUS' METAPOETICAL READING OF PROPERTIUS' HYLAS

@article{Heerink2007GOINGAS,
  title={GOING A STEP FURTHER: VALERIUS FLACCUS' METAPOETICAL READING OF PROPERTIUS' HYLAS},
  author={M.A.J. Heerink},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={2007},
  volume={57},
  pages={606 - 620}
}
  • M. Heerink
  • Published 2007
  • Art
  • The Classical Quarterly
Propertius 1.20 poses many interpretative questions, which scholars have tried to solve not least by comparing the poem with other versions of the Hylas myth, notably those of Apollonius (Argon. 1.1153ff.) and Theocritus (Id. 13). The relationship of Propertius’ poem to Valerius Flaccus’ Hylas episode (Argon. 3.481ff.), however, has received little attention, although Valerius offers the most elaborate version of the myth. Recently, Philip Hardie has initiated the approach of ‘retrospective… Expand
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The Hylas episode in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica
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) and flowers (pp. 34-5) in these two episodes as symbols of virginity as well as its loss
    19): 'the epithet mollis ("soft", "gentle") is regularly applied to poetry by the elegists, to indicate their own sort of poetry
      Ovid's Poetics of Illusion (Cambridge, 2002), 146, calls the Salmacis and Hermaphroditus episode 'a doublet of the Narcissus story
        See also Wills (n. 12), 30-1 on 'external markers' for allusion