Jacopo Sannazaro (1456-1530) is most famous for having written, in Italian, the first pastoral romance in European literature, the Arcadia (1504). But after this early work, Sannazaro devoted himself entirely to Latin poetry modeled on his beloved Virgil. In addition to his epic The Virgin Birth (1526), which earned him the title of "the Christian Virgil," he also composed Piscatory Eclogues , an innovative adaption of the eclogue form. This volume contains the first complete English translation of all of Sannazaro's ...

Latin Poetry 2009, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674034068