Moschus


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Moschus

(mŏs`kəs), fl. c.150 B.C., Greek bucolic poet of the school of Theocritus. He is called a Syracusan and lived in Alexandria. Among his few extant pieces is an idyl on Europa. Although Lament for Bion, a beautiful dirge has traditionally been ascribed to Moschus, it is probably of later date.
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Musaeus Aristotle Theophrastus Theocritus, Bion, Moschus, Hesiod, Theognis the Scriptores grammatici Aristophanes the Astronomici veteres the Epistolographi graeci Stephanus Byzantinus Pollux Thucydides Sophocles Herodotus Euripides Ammonius Hermiae Ulpian and Harpocration Xenophon, Hellenica Philostratus Philoponus Demosthenes the Rhetores graeci, including Aristotle, Rhetorica Plutarch the Oratores graeci Pindar Plato Alexander Aphrodisias Athenaeus and Hesychius.
14) In 1816, when he was just eighteen years old, he translated Moschus's idylls and wrote a brilliant essay on the critical fortune and French translations of Moschus.
In addition to analyzing the translating technique of the author, the text is discussed in the tradition of 18th Century Anacreontic poetry and its relationship to other texts translated by Trigueros, such as the Fugitive Love by Moschus, the Anacreontic XXXV and the anonymous composition To Dead Adonis.
His illustrations for his own translations of ancient poems by Sappho, Bion, Moschus, Musaeus and Anacreon typify their erotic vein, treating lighthearted subjects with no other lesson than to enjoy life and the pleasures it offers.
4) Le poeme est tres exactement imite de l'idylle II de Moschus, comme le rappelle Jean Fabre, avec d'excellents commentaires (162-163).
Nevo and Koren point out that in 619 Sophronius was likewise barred from reaching Askelon by Arabs (while on his way to bury John Moschus at Mt.
and Europa in Moschus, as she dissolves without remainder into her
This type of behaviour has also been reported for musk deer Moschus moschiferus (Zaitsev 1983), roe deer Capreolus capreolus (Danilkin 1996), reindeer Rangifer tarandus (Baskin and Hjalten 2001), and Alpine ibex Capra ibex (Kramer and Aeschbacher 1971).
Examples of musk deer species include Moschus berezovskii found in Southern China and Northern Vietnam, M.
The elegy tradition is much older and more mercurial than the sonnet tradition, going back to classical literature and the pastoral elegy form practiced by Theocritus, Moschus, Bion, and others.
In the Hellenistic period, descriptions such as Europa's flower basket in Moschus (43ff.