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Seruitium Amoris 1 (1979)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper is a classic treatment of the metaphor of servitude to the mistress as extensively deployed in Latin love-elegy, and argues that it was effectively invented by Propertius.


Propertius and Tibullus: Early Exchanges 1 (1998)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper presents Tibullus and Propertius in more straightforward antagonism in their books 1 and 2, Tibullus parodying Propertius, Propertius mocking and outdoing Tibullus.


Classical Latin Women Poets

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Women's lack of access to public life in Republican and Imperial Rome, and its effect on their use of language are discussed. Women's education and the evidence for women's verse-writing are ... More


Supping with Ghosts: Imitation and Immortality in Herrick

Syrithe Pugh

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The assertion of immortality on the title-page of Hesperides, Effugient avidos Carmina nostra Rogos--a misquotation from Ovid's elegy for Tibullus--is no mere invocation of a literary commonplace. ... More


Augustan Rome

THOMAS K. HUBBARD

in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The charges of sexual passivity and self-prostitution directed against the young Octavian are no more to be believed than those aimed at Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. The Augustan age witnessed the ... More


The Carmen Saeculare and Latin Poetry

Michael C. J. Putnam

in Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the Roman poetic heritage of Horace's Carmen Saeculare. It evaluates the Latin poetry of Catullus, Virgil, and Tibullus on Horace's work. It suggests that Catullus' presence in ... More


Two Senes: Delia and Messalla

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter continues to explore how each elegist adopts a pose of arrested development by focusing on the amator of Tibullus’ first poetry book. It examines the sequence of Delia poems in book one ... More


Departure Strategies: The Elegist in Men’s Time

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the amator’s obsessions with old age and his attempts to counter its effects by claims of a poetic afterlife. It argues that references to future, non-erotic projects are ... More


Rethinking the Classics: 28 BC–AD 8

T. P. Wiseman

in The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the restored republic, the games were where Augustus Caesar reported to the Roman People on what he had done in their name. Horace in his Epistles used the elections as an analogy for poets ... More


Tibullus in Marius the Epicurean: or How to Read Pater’s Fiction

Duncan Kennedy

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Pater’s Marius the Epicurean offers a dense engagement with a number of classical texts, most of which date from the second century AD. To explore the ways in which the narrator of Marius uses such ... More


Starting from Homer

Barbara Weiden Boyd

in Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 surveys the place of Homer in Roman literary culture before Ovid, including the prominent place of the Iliad and Odyssey in early education and the role played by Livius Andronicus and ... More


Loud and Proud: The Voice of the praeco in Roman Love Elegy

Dunstan Lowe

in Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814061
eISBN:
9780191851711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814061.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter brings into view another non-elite voice, one that lingers in the genre of Latin love elegy, and is typically overshadowed by elite oratory: that of the praeco (‘announcer’). The term ... More


Christian Gottlob Heyne and the Changing Fortunes of the Commentary in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Katherine Harloe

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the pedagogic and scholarly priorities that informed Heyne’s commentaries on Tibullus (1755), Virgil (1767–75) and Homer (1802), as well as their initial critical reception. ... More


Apollo in Tibullus 2.3 and 2.5

Jane Burkowski

in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the contradictory depictions of Apollo in Tibullus 2.3 and 2.5, as symbol of irrationality in the former, and of divine order in the latter. In 2.3, Apollo, as the pathetic ... More


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