Vol. 48 (2022): XLVIII - 2022
Articoli

Theognis and Cassius Dio

Published June 10, 2022
Keywords
  • Theognis,
  • Cassius Dio,
  • archaic poetry,
  • Roman history

Abstract

It is suggested that Cassius Dio was familiar with, and alluded to the poetry of Theognis. Part of the speech of Livia to Augustus (D.C. 55.16.2) draws on Thgn. 81, and part of the funeral speech of Tiberius for Augustus (D.C. 56.40.7) draws on Thgn. 803-804.

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