18. The Domina in Roman Elegy

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Alison Keith

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch18

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

Keith, A. (2012) The Domina in Roman Elegy, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Toronto, Canada

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165



  • The Domina in Roman elegy;
  • canonical Roman writers of erotic verse;
  • Flavian poet, situating his own wanton Muse;
  • native Latin tradition of erotic elegy;
  • Catulli Lesbia;
  • erotic sufferings, mythological tales;
  • Cynthia Properti;
  • Nemesis Tibulli;
  • love affair in Roman elegy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Catulli Lesbia

  • Galli Lycoris

  • Cynthia Properti

  • Nemesis Tibulli

  • Corinna Ovidi

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography