Daphnis and Chloë


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, fl. 3d cent. A.D., Greek writer. The pastoral romance Daphnis and Chloë is attributed to him. Idyllic in nature, the poem tells the charming story of the love of a goatherd and a shepherdess.
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Daphnis and Chloë

their idyll reconciles naïveté and sexual fulfillment. [Gk. Lit.: Magill I, 184]

Daphnis and Chloë

innocent though passionate love of two children. [Gk. Lit.: Daphnis and Chloë, Magill I, 184]
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