Theocritus

Theocritus

Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Theocritus, the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry, flourished in the 3rd century BC.

Source/Notes: Idyll 11, line 75; translation by Andrew Lang, from Theocritus, Bion and Moschus Rendered into English Prose ([1880] 1901) p. 63. - Idylls
Source/Notes: Idyll 15, line 61; translation by A. S. F. Gow, from Theocritus ([1950] 1952) vol. 1, p. 113. - Idylls

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Source/Notes: Idyll 26, line 36; translation by C. S. Calverley, from Theocritus, translated into English Verse. - Idylls
Source/Notes: Idyll 29; lines 27-28; translation by C. S. Calverley, from Theocritus, translated into English Verse. - Idylls

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