n Akroterion - The amorous queen and the country bumpkin : Clytemnestra and Egistus in Dracontius'

Volume 55, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0303-1896
  • E-ISSN: 2079-2883
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This paper investigates the depiction of Clytaemestra and Egistus in the narrative poem of the North African poet, Dracontius. A close reading of the Latin epyllion explores the similarities and differences between this Clytaemestra and Egistus and their representation in the Greek and Roman tradition.

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