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Biographie, Werk und Rezeption des Cornelius Gallus: Ein neues Gesamtbild


Abstract


In this article, the author offers a complete portrait of c. cornelius gallus as a statesman and poet. all testimonia about his life and works are presented and discussed critically. Certain neglected testimonies have been taken into consideration in addition to the standard profiles. the bibliography has been updated. due to the contradictory nature of the sources, preference has been given to pieces of information provided by direct sources such as inscriptions and papyri in terms of reliability. Furthermore, the iconography is listed exhaustively. Finally, the reception the of gallus' works and figure in late antiquity and the medieval forgeries are examined.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i15912221v28p13

Keywords: c. cornelius gallus; roman elegy; poetae novi

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