For Codrus, after Phoebus, sings the best. By registering with PoetryNook.Com and adding a poem, you represent that you own the copyright to that poem and are granting PoetryNook.Com permission to publish the poem. With a personal account, you can read up to 100 articles each month for free. The name also appears in poem number 17 ("My flocks feed not, my ewes breed not") of The Passionate Pilgrim, an anthology of poetry first published in 1599 and attributed on the title page of the collection to Shakespeare. Copyrighted poems are the property of the copyright holders. Its imprint, the Vandalia Press, issues novels, short stories, and creative non-fiction with a West Virginia connection, while its Journals division concentrates on literary studies (Victorian Poetry, Essays in Medieval Studies, Tolkien Studies), history (West Virginia History), and education (Education and Treatment of Children). JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. In Virgil’s Seventh Eclogue, Thyrsis lost a singing match to Corydon and died. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. corydon:Ye Muses, ever fair, and ever young, Assist my numbers, and inspire my song. For terms and use, please refer to our Terms and Conditions Corydon is the name of a character that features heavily in the Eclogues of Calpurnius Siculus. Victorian Poetry examines the poetry of the Victorian Period (1830-1914) from a broad range of theoretical/critical angles, including but not confined to new historicism, feminism, and social/cultural issues, and focuses on poets of all classes and genders in Britain and the Commonwealth. the Corydon reference is a direct reference to the Thrysis-Corydon pastoral battle in Virgil's Seventh Eclogue.7 In this eclogue, Thyrsis and Corydon have a contest to determine who is the better singer. Login via your Corydon (Greek Κορύδων Korúdōn, probably related to κόρυδος kórudos "lark") is a stock name for a shepherd in ancient Greek pastoral poems and fables, such as the one in Idyll 4 of the Syracusan poet Theocritus (c. 300 – c. 250 BC). Or, if my wishes have presum'd too high, And stretched their bounds beyond mortality, The praise of artful numbers I resign, Note 5. This item is part of JSTOR collection Corydon is also the name of a shepherd in a Christian hymn entitled Pastoral Elegy. If we have inadvertently included a copyrighted poem that the copyright holder does not wish to be displayed, we will take the poem down within 48 hours upon notification by the owner or the owner's legal representative (please use the contact form at or email "admin [at] poetrynook [dot] com"). [2]. Corydon is also the name of a 1924 Dialogue by André Gide, in which the discussion of the naturalness and morality of homosexuality and pederasty are linked to the character Corydon, inspired by Virgil.