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Playing with Poetry: Writing and Reading the Virgilian Centos

Scott McGill

in Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an overview of how authors created the Virgilian centos and explores topics in the texts' reception, with an emphasis on the issues they raise related to allusion. The ... More


Weddings, Sex, and “Virgil the Maiden”: The Cento Nuptialis and the Epithalamium Fridi

Scott McGill

in Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter returns to the 4th-century CE Ausonius and examines his Cento Nuptialis along with the other Virgilian cento on the topic of a wedding, Luxurius' Epithalamium Fridi. The major interest ... More


Mixed Messages: The Play of Epistolary Codes in Two Late Antique Latin Correspondences *

Jennifer Ebbeler

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers two celebrated epistolary relationships from the 4th century AD: the famously dysfunctional correspondence of Augustine and Jerome, and the reputedly bitter final years of ... More


Homo Interior: The Inner Self

Catherine Conybeare

in Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240722
eISBN:
9780191600494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240728.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The underlying notions of the self in these letters form the link between all the other chapters. We now investigate the vocabulary of selfhood, especially the development of the term persona. In ... More


The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Aaron Pelttari

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

When we think of Roman Poetry, the names most likely to come to mind are Vergil, Horace, and Ovid, who flourished during the age of Augustus. The genius of Imperial poets such as Juvenal, Martial, ... More


The Art of Precedent

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece are proofs of William Shakespeare's self-conscious Renaissance exercises in the imitation and amplification of Roman poet Ovid. It ... More


Introduction: Late Antique Poetry and the Figure of the Reader

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter discusses the figure of the reader in poetry of late antiquity. Poets in late antiquity came to describe their material as needing interpretation, recovery, and activation. ... More


Prefaces and the Reader’s Approach to the Text

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter uses Gérard Genette's idea of the paratext to interrogate the development of prefaces to Latin poetry. It shows that the prefaces of Claudian and Prudentius are distinct from earlier ... More


The Letter Collection of Ausonius

Charles N. Aull

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The fourth century poet Ausonius wrote many letters in both verse and prose, but difficulties associated with the transmission of his extant works prohibit satisfactory arrangements in modern ... More


Sex and Salvation in the Vergilian Cento of the Fourth Century

Karla Pollmann

in The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

In a cento, a writer uses fragments from texts of canonical authors (Genette’s hypotext) taken out of their original context to create a new work (Genette’s hypertext), which one could call ‘literary ... More


Gratian and Valentinian II: Setting the Precedent

Meaghan A. McEvoy

in Child Emperor Rule in the Late Roman West, AD 367-455

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664818
eISBN:
9780191749544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664818.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 provides detailed analysis of the circumstances in which the first two western child-emperors, Gratian and Valentinian II, were acclaimed as co-Augusti. It examines the political crises ... More


Self-Portrait as a Landscape: Ausonius and His Herediolum

Oliver Nicholson

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

By the late fourth century, the Roman Empire was replete with ‘conventional Christians’, not necessarily shallow, not necessarily insincere, just not radical. In his old age, the poet Ausonius ... More


Fashions for Varro in Late Antiquity and Christian Ways with Books

Mark Vessey

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

This essay explores aspects of the ‘bookishness’ of late ancient Christians through an analysis of receptions of Varro leading up to Augustine’s City of God. Augustine was not the only Latin ... More


Dismembering the House of Valentinian: The Usurpation of Theodosius and the War with Magnus Maximus

Adrastos Omissi

in Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198824824
eISBN:
9780191863516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824824.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by exploring the accession of the emperor Theodosius and then events of the period 378‒9. Recognizing deficiencies and inconsistencies within the various, later, historical ... More


To Speak or Not to Speak: The Birth of a “Poetics of Silence” in Late Antique Literature

Jesús Hernández Lobato

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter identifies a typically late antique phenomenon: the emergence of a “poetics of silence” involving a metaliterary problematization of language and representation. This phenomenon, ... More


Polymetry in Late Latin Poems: Some Observations on Its Meaning and Functions

Franca Ela consolino

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Latin poetic output of Late Antiquity contains, in addition to polymetric collections, polymetric poems that combine different meters in a single work. Focusing on this particular development of ... More


Displacing Tradition: A New-Allegorical Reading of Ausonius, Claudian, and Rutilius Namatianus

Marco Formisano

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter brings together three of the most widely read late Latin poems—Ausonius’s Mosella, Claudian’s De raptu Proserpinae, and Rutilius Namatianus’s De reditu suo—under a single thematic ... More


Rewriting Ausonius

Scott McGill

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Ausonius’s treatment of revision in the prose prefaces to his poems. Ausonius refers both to his own revision of his work and to collaborative revision, in which he asks others ... More


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