Verg. Aen. 2.255 tacitae per amica silentia lunae

Adelmo Barigazzi

Abstract


It was Angelo Poliziano who first realized that the alleged inconsistency between lines 255 and 340 of the second book of the Aeneid can be easily explained: the Greeks left Tenedos in a moonless night and arrived to Troy with either half moon or the last quarter of it.

Keywords


Vergil; Aeneid II; Angelo Poliziano; Latin poetry

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-18893



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