Immagini e poesia nella tarda antichità. Per uno studio dell’estetica visuale della poesia greca fra III e IV sec. d.C.
Greek poetry of late antiquity shows a particular attention to the visual aspects of the poetic word, giving a totally different meaning to the centuries-old ecfrastic tradition and to the agonal comparison between painting and poetry. The predilection for the visual elements and the tendency to expand the description so as to make it the subject enacting this poetics are the most striking features of the new aesthetic, which is expressed most fully from the third century AD.