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Published: 14 August 2018

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199541577

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Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil

Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Peter J. Heslin

  • Offers a bold new interpretation of Greek myth in the poetry of Propertius
  • Provides a revealing new perspective on Virgil's career through the eyes of one of his contemporaries
  • Formulates a revised model of interaction and poetic engagement within the circle of Maecenas
  • Elaborates a new relative dating of the works of Virgil and Propertius