By Marco Fantuzzi

Hellenistic poets of the 3rd and moment centuries BC sought to mark their continuity with the classical previous in addition to exhibit their independence from it. This significant examine explores Greek poetry of the interval and its reception and effect in Rome. the amount covers the most prevalent poetry of the age, reminiscent of Callimachus' Aitia, along designated attention of newly released texts just like the epigrams of Posidippus.

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