STRATIS KYRIAKIDIS is Professor of Latin Literature in the University of Thessaloniki. He is the author of Roman Sensitivity: A Contribution to the Study of the Artistic Receptiveness and Creativity of the Romans (146-31B.C.), Thessaloniki 1986 [in Greek] and of Narrative Structure and Poetics in the Aeneid: The Frame of Book 6, Bari 1998. With Francesco De Martino he is the co-editor of Middles in Latin Poetry, Bari 2004. His articles are mainly on Latin literature of the late Republican and Augustan periods and on the Latin centos.