10. Callimachus and Roman Elegy

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Richard Hunter

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch10

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Hunter, R. (2012) Callimachus and Roman Elegy, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165

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Keywords:

  • influences;
  • Callimachus and Roman elegy;
  • Callimachus, central in poetry;
  • Callimachus' poetic output, diverse;
  • the Aitia;
  • Callimachus' pre-eminence in field of elegy;
  • Callimachean Apollo;
  • “Callimachean” Poetry;
  • “Callimachean” recusationes in Latin elegy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Callimachus

  • The Aitia

  • “Callimachean” Poetry

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography