Theocritus (M)

Nationality: Greek.
Poet. Born c. 300 B. C. Died c. 260 B. C. Lived in Sicily. Credited as the creator of pastoral poetry. Biographical information: “Theocritus,” *Encyclopedia Brittanica*, 2020, <https://www.britannica.com/biography/Theocritus>, (30 March 2020). (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 16
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
IV. (“Ah! wretched Thyrsis, what avail thy sighs”) 1835-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11602
X. (“Wend onward, goat-herd mine, along that lane”) 1836-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11773
VII. (“Tell, by the Nymphs! wilt thou for me essay”) 1836-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11785
O, mortal, heed thy life, nor quit the port 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14134
The son of Pæon to Miletus came 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14132
Ah! Thyrsis, weep no more: though both thine eyes 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14131
The Honey Stealer 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14136
The Honey Stealer 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14137
The Syracusan Orthon warns you this 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14133
“Come, by the nymphs, I pr’ythee play” 1837-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14130
From Theocritus. Idyll 17 1844 The Keepsake Poet 5012
From Theocritus. Epigram V 1847 The Keepsake Poet 5203
From Theocritus. Idyll the First 1866-02-24 Once a Week Poet 13409
Theocritus.—Idyll I. Thyrsis and a Goatherd 1866-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14323
The Unhappy Lover. (After Theocritus, Id. XXIII) 1867-08-10 Once a Week Poet 13533
The Incantation. (From the Greek of Theocritus.—Id. II.) 1868-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14248