Song Exchange in Roman Pastoral by Evangelos Karakasis

By Evangelos Karakasis

Agonistic or pleasant tune trade in idyllic settings types the very middle of Roman pastoral. by way of analyzing intimately the evolution of a wide selection of literary, linguistic, stylistic, and metrical gains, the current e-book specializes in how politics, panegyrics, elegy, heroic, and didactic poetry functionality as visitor genres in the pastoral host style, ranging from Vergil and carrying on with with Calpurnius Siculus, the Einsiedeln Eclogues and Nemesianus.

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137, swans, cf. 137 / reptiles: lizards, cf. 22. Cf. Id. 104 – 5. Cf. Id. 15 – 9. Cf. Id. 19, 43, 128. Cf. Id. 38. 64 – 5), although securing a sense of relevant pastoralism, do not constitute the main task of pastoral man. What matters in the pastoral community is the production of pastoral song, either accompanying realistic pastoral activities (Id. 4, 5) or functioning as their substitute (Id. 1, cf. 1 – 269). Despite the fact that solo performances do exist in the Theocritean bucolic, in idylls 3 and 11, what stands out in the tradition of Theocritus’ bucolic, as will be thoroughly discussed in the fifth chapter, cf.

Ecl. 24. 162 Cf. Verg. Ecl. 34. 163 Cf. Verg. Ecl. 36. 164 Cf. Verg. Ecl. 21, 25, 31, 36, 42, 46, 51, 57, 61. 165 Cf. ; see also Papanghelis 1999, 47 – 8, 2006, 400 – 1. 32 Introduction wards other literary genres, mainly elegy, in all these cases; eros thus becomes the pivot around which Vergil experiments in discussing issues of ‘generic deviation’ and ‘versatility’. Finally, the Vergilian pastoral pantheon generally comprises the deities of the Theocritean bucolic corpus (cf. in more detail chapter 4, pp.

Thus Servius (Buc. prooem. 20 – 1) speaks about seven merae rusticae eclogues, against three, where Vergil ‘transcends’ pastoral song, namely 4 and 6 with the third unmentioned; for the tenth eclogue, with its ‘elegiac propensities’, as the third less pastoral Vergilian eclogue according to Servius, cf. also Jenkyns 1998, 154. 131 For this non-Theocritean engagement with contemporary history, politics as discerned in the Vergilian bucolics, cf. also Putnam 1970, 79 – 80, Wright (1983)–1999, 119, Van Sickle 2000, 43, Breed 2006, 101 – 2, Hunter 2006, 118 – 9, 125 – 6, Skoie 2006, 303 – 8.

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