Anthologia Latina
(203 words)


Collection of Latin poems; the most complete version is gathered in the Codex Salmasianus.


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Anthologia Latina

Latin Anthology

1st-6th cent. AD

Lat. poems of varying provenance and type; alongside shorter poems and epigrams there are longer pieces: Virgilian centos, verse declamations, hexametric love letters, an ethopoeia empathizing with Achilles, the Pervigilium Veneris, …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Anthologia Latina”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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