Cornelio Gallo nell’ecl. 7 di Virgilio

Paola Gagliardi


In Virg. ecl. 7, many clues can suggest the presence of Gallus’ poetry as interlocutor and model for Virgil. Besides Theocritus, the author seems to refer to the Gallan poems in a complex dialogue about the originality of the new Latin poetic genres, Virgilian bucolic and Gallan elegy.


Latin love elegy; Virgilian bucolic; Gallus; Theocritus; polemic against critics

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