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Sulpicia, Carmina Omnia (ed. Anne Mahoney), section 1 (search)
elegiac couplets and they are about love. Gaius Cornelius Gallus (roughly 69 BC - 26 BC) is generally considered the first important writer of love elegy, although his works do not survive. After him, Propertius and Tibullus wrote collections. Ovid's Amores follow the generic conventions established by these poets; his Ars Amatoria, Heroides, and other elegiac poems expand the limits of the genre. There are no more significant poets in this style after Ovid. While the poems of Tibullus, POvid. While the poems of Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid are relatively long (typically 20 to 100 lines), Sulpicia's are quite short, not unlike some of the shorter elegiac poems of Catullus (for example, 70, 75, 85, 87, and perhaps 76). In Rome as well as in Greece, the elegiac couplet was originally used for short poems, including epigrams for dedications or on funeral monuments (ROL epitaph 10, 135 BC). Greek poets were writing longer poems in this metrical form, however, as early as Tyrtaeus in the seventh century BC, and the