By Francesca Romana Nocchi
The Epigrammata Bobiensia are a suite such as seventy one poems written among the fourth and 5th century d.C. This booklet deals new solutions to outdated and primary questions, comparable to the identification of the authors of nameless texts, the unique quantity of the gathering, and the disposal of a similar epigrams. the gathering offers with a massive number of epigrammatic subject matters and genres: whereas translations are mainly from the Greek, the most and most beneficial epigrams are these written through the poet Naucellius. all of the authors belong to an informed pagan surroundings linked to Symmachus, yet gravitating towards Ausonius. The absence of polemical accents and the quest for balanced expressions healthy good with this pagan elite, for whom the literary revival of vintage types is a rhetorical workout and an device of cultural confirmation. the significance of Epigrammata Bobiensia is composed preeminently within the undeniable fact that they seem because the such a lot emblematic cultural fabricated from overdue Antiquity.
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Commento agli "Epigrammata Bobiensia" (Texte und Kommentare) (Italian Edition) by Francesca Romana Nocchi