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Prop. 25-46) The idea of the Golden Age was important in the second century, but we must not overstress its role in D&C: although it is true that the peasant farmer was often seen as the last survivor of the Golden Age 22 and the character of Gnathon clearly besmirches the pristine purity of the countryside (cf. below pp. 70-1), the life of Daphnis and Chloe is idyllic largely because they are young; life is not always easy for their foster-parents (cf. 3). If we sense that Daphnis and Chloe are never going to find ·life difficult, this is partly because of their piety and their devotion to each other (cf.

Inde ferae pecudes persultant pabula laeta et rapidos tranant amnis: ita capta lepore te sequitur cupide quo quamque inducere pergis. denique per maria ac montis fluuiosque rap aces frondiferasque domos auium camposque uirentis omnibus incutiens blandum per pectora amorem efficis ut cupide generatim saecla propagent. quae quoniam rerum naturam sola gubernas nec sine te quicquam dias in luminis oras exoritur neque fit laetum neque amabile quicquam, te sociam studeo scribendis uersibus esse quos ego de rerum natura pangere conor Memmiadae nostro, quem tu, dea, tempore in omni omnibus omatum uoluisti excellere rebus.

68). One version of Philargyrius' note on Eel. 20 names the nymph who loved Daphnis as Lyca uel Hedina, and so Longus may have been aware of an association between Daphnis and a lady with a Au,,- name. It is, however, equally likely that this is simply a coincidence; in the extant versions of the legends of Daphnis a large variety of names is given to the woman in his life. 32 Some versions of the legend report that, after he had been blinded, Daphnis fell over a cliff or was turned into a large 28 THE CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS rock in the shape of a man or suffered some combination of these two incidents.

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