The Art of Love: Amatory Fiction from Ovid to the Romance of the Rose

By Peter L. Allen | Go to book overview

Appendix. Medieval Reception and Transmission of Ovid's Amatory Works: An Overview

Classical and Late Antique Period

CITATIONS, LITERARY ATTITUDES

Ovid's works are cited by Lucan, Statius, Juvenal, Martial, Seneca.1

No antique commentaries on Ovid's works survive, suggesting that Ovid was less intensively studied than Vergil, Statius, Terence, Lucan, or Cicero during this period.2


Fifth through Eighth Centuries

CITATIONS, LITERARY ATTITUDES

The carmina amatoria are cited by African and Spanish authors,3 and by the writers of the Bodensee (Lake Constance) area.4

Isidore of Seville ( 570-6 36)) quotes from Persius, Horace, Vergil, and Ovid, including the Remedia, Ars, and Amores, though he is often highly critical of Ovid's erotic works, with which he may be familiar only from anthologies.5

Insular writers, including Aldhelm of Malmesbury (650-709), and Bonifatius (a missionary to Germany, ca. 680-ca. 755), cite Ovid's works on love.6


MANUSCRIPTS, LIBRARY CATALOGUES

The archetype of the extant manuscripts of the erotic poems may have been present in Gaul as early as the sixth or seventh century.7

-111-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Art of Love: Amatory Fiction from Ovid to the Romance of the Rose
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 190

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.