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  • Record Number: 15243
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Giovini , Marco.
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  • Title: O admirabile Veneris ydolum: un carme d'amore paidico del X secolo e il mito di Deucalione ["O admirabile Veneris ydolum" is the oldest surviving Latin love poem from the Middle Ages. The poem is a pastiche of classical allusions. Among these is a reference to the tale of Deucalion and Pyrrha who repopulated the earth by throwing stones (the bones of Mother Earth) over their shoulders. The poet knew this story through Ovid. The article includes the text of the Latin poem and an Italian translation. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Studi Medievali 40, 1 (Giugno 1999): Pages 261 - 278.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Classical Influences Deucalion (Mythological Figure) Latin Literature Literature- Verse Love in Literature Mythology- Classical Ovid, Ancient Poet Pyrrha (Mythological Figure) Venus (Mythological Figure)
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 10
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03918467
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