Sannazaro (1456-1530) is most famous for having written the first pastoral romance in European literature, the Arcadia (1504). But after this work, he devoted himself entirely to Latin poetry modeled on his beloved Virgil. In addition to his epic The Virgin Birth (1526), he also composed Piscatory Eclogues , an adaption of the eclogue form.

Latin Poetry 2009, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674034068