Elegiacs sentence example
- In the matter of the rhythms, caesuras and elisions which it allows, the metrical treatment is much more severe than that of Catullus, whose elegiacs are comparatively rude and barbarous; but it is not bound hand and foot, like the Ovidian distich, in a formal and conventional system.
- In the Latin elegiacs of the Stultifera Navis (1497) of Jacob Locher the book was read throughout Europe.
- Neckam also wrote Corrogationes Promethei, a scriptural commentary prefaced by a treatise on grammatical criticism; a translation of Aesop into Latin elegiacs (six fables from this version, as given in a Paris MS., are printed in Robert's Fables inedites); commentaries, still unprinted, on portions of Aristotle, Martianus Capella and Ovid's Metamorphoses, and other works.
- His epitaph was written by Hrabanus Maurus, whose elegiacs praise him for being the faithful guardian of his monastery.
- Another version of Romulus in Latin elegiacs was made by Alexander Neckam, born at St Albans in 1157.Advertisement
- Avianus (of uncertain date, perhaps the 4th century) translated 42 of the fables into Latin elegiacs.
- 1.36, i pwivat) : elegiacs are found in viii.