By Professor Marco Fantuzzi, Theodore D Papanghelis
This quantity on Greek and Latin Pastoral contains articles via a world staff of twenty-three students. The contributions specialize in the historic genesis, stylistic and narrative positive factors and evolution of pastoral, either as style and mode, from Theocritus to the Byzantine interval. specific consciousness has been paid to the assumption of the "invention of a tradition", and to pastoral's thematic and formal dating with different literary genres. of their totality, the contributions, in addition to providing a entire evaluation of the kind of established concerns and concepts mentioned in reference to pastoral, aspect to new emphases, tendencies and insights in present scholarly paintings during this sector. the quantity is addressed to a variety of scholars and students in classics, yet a lot in it's going to even be of curiosity to these operating within the fields of comparative and glossy literatures.