Vol. 48 (2022): XLVIII - 2022
Articoli

Orazio, Carm. 1.10.13-16

Published June 10, 2022
Keywords
  • Horace,
  • Homer,
  • Virgil’s Aeneid,
  • Alcaeus,
  • Ovid,
  • intertextuality,
  • textual criticism
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Abstract

This article points out unnoticed echoes of Homer (Od. 9.38-39) and Virgil (Aen. 3.1 ff. and perhaps 2.21-23) in Hor. Carm. 1.10.13-16 and shows that in this Horatian stanza the transmitted ‘variatio’ Ilio […] Troiae is perfectly sound and does not need to be emended. The article also shows that Ov. Fast. 5.663-664 (quem montibus […] Iovi) derives directly from Alcaeus (fr. 308).

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