TSENTON( Greek writer)
Comments for TSENTON
Tsenton, Latin. cento, gr. kentron or kenton, a work is a compilation of selected quotes from various works. C. is descended from the ancient parody that appears in the comedies of Aristophanes. In late antiquity was a fairly common literary form. In Greece, were popular homerokentrones, or works drawn from the poems of Homer. C. We also met in the Palatine Anthology. In Rome, often piled u. the verses of Virgil, Ovid, Lucan. Known wedding n. (epitalamium) Avsonij, formed from the poetry of Virgil. There are n. and in Christian literature, where the religious content is expressed by means of selected poems of classical poets. Christian M. were included in the school curriculum instead of pagan literature. Preserved Greek gomerokenton, numbering 2,343 hexameter on the life of Jesus, attributed to the Empress Eudoxia (V in).. From the verses of Aeschylus, Likofrona and, for the most part, Euripides composed the poem Christ's sufferings Gregory the Theologian. The sample of poems from Virgil folded piece about the life of Christ (c.. 360-370 gg.), Numbering 643 hexameter. There are also anonymous Christian M.