Virgil: Eclogues - Virgil, and Coleman, Robert, Dr. (Editor), and Easterling, P E (Editor)

Pastoral poetry was probably the creation of the Hellenistic poet Theocritus, and he was certainly its most distinguished exponent in Greek. Vergil not only transposed the spirit of Greek pastoral into an Italian setting, blending details from the life of his native countryside into the subsequent history of the genre. On publication the Eclogues ... Read More

Virgil: Eclogues 1977, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521291071

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