Study Guide

Canto VII Allusions

By Ezra Pound

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Homer (2)
  • Ovid (6-7)
  • Bertrand de Born (10)
  • Dante Alighieri (12, 23,92)
  • Gustave Flaubert (13-15, 54)
  • Liu Ch'e (41)
  • Ezra Pound, "Ione, Dead the Long Year" (40)
  • Propertius (52)
  • Luis de Camoens, Lusiads (52)
  • Tyro (56)
  • Arnaut Daniel, "Sweet Songs and Cries" (61)

Historical References

  • Eleanor of Aquitaine (1)
  • Helen of Troy (2,57, 59, 63)
  • Fritz Vanderpyl (49)
  • Dido, Queen of Carthage (95)
  • Lorenzo de Medici (112)
  • Alessandro de Medici, Duke of Florence (119)

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