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Locus amoenus: Pastoral Atmosphere of Virgil’s Eclogues

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posted on 22.05.2017, 05:39 by Timothy Chandler

In the reception history of Virgil’s Eclogues, few concepts are so tightly bound up with the text as that of the locus amoenus—the pleasant place. The

place of amenity—the landscape or backdrop against which the

shepherds of the poems bucolicise.

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Publication date

2012

Issue

23

Pages

185-207

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Article

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