longus

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Longus (ˈlɒŋɡəs)
 
n
?3rd century ad, Greek author of the prose romance Daphnis and Chloe

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longus

Greek writer, author of Daphnis and Chloe, the first pastoral prose romance (see pastoral literature) and one of the most popular of the Greek erotic romances in Western culture after the Renaissance.

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