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Aegritudo Perdicae

Aegritudo Perdicae, an anonymous Latin epyllion narrating the calamitous love of Perdicas for his mother, Castalia. Its ascription to Dracontius is unwarrantable, though it almost certainly belongs to his period (i.e. 5th cent. ce), and probably to Africa, although Spain is suggested too.


Blossius Aemilius Dracontius, Aegritudo Perdicae. Edited by L. Zurli. Leipzig: Teubner 1987.Find this resource:

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