Stratigrafie multiple e suggestioni dotte: l'esempio di Luc. Phars. 9, 700-733

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The snake list drawn up by Lucanus in ninth book of Pharsalia (vv. 700-733) shows a complex rewriting work not only of many passages from Nicandrus’ Theriakà, read through the ancient scholiastic, but also of a wide epic-didascalic tradition, which has Vergil, the author of Culex and Petronius’ Ilioupersis as main exponents. The passage consists of a series of internal to Lucanus’ ninth book crossreferences and announces the remaining description of the Libian military ventures, in a country wasted by drought and dangerous reptiles.
Lingua originaleItalian
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteDoctus Lucanus. Aspetti dell'erudizione nella Pharsalia di Lucano
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2007

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