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Homer, Odyssey, 13.73-13.95
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νήγρετος, ἥδιστος, θανάτῳ ἄγχιστα ἐοικώς.unwaking, very sweet, like the closest thing to death. As on the plain male horses, yoked four together, all speed along as one under the whip's lashes and, rearing high, swiftly make their way, so the ship's stern lifted up, and behind her
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πορφύρεον μέγα θῦε πολυφλοίσβοιο θαλάσσης.the purple wave of the loudly-surging sea rushed mightily. She ran very surely, steadily. Not even a hawk, a falcon, nimblest of winged things, could have kept pace, she ran so swiftly, cutting the sea's waves, carrying a man with counsels like the gods
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ὃς πρὶν μὲν μάλα πολλὰ πάθʼ ἄλγεα ὃν κατὰ θυμὸνwho in the past had suffered many sorrows in his heart, cutting through men's wars and painful waves, and at this time slept quietly, forgetting all he'd suffered. When the brightest star was up, that most often comes announcing early-born Dawn's light
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τῆμος δὴ νήσῳ προσεπίλνατο ποντοπόρος νηῦς.then the seafaring ship put in at the island. In the kingdom of Ithaca is a certain harbor of Phorcys, the old man of the sea. In it are two jutting precipitous headlands, sloping down toward the harbor, that shelter it from the great waves of the stormy wind
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πρυμνῆς· ἂν δὲ καὶ αὐτὸς ἐβήσετο καὶ κατέλεκτοin the stern. He got himself aboard and lay down in silence. Each of them, in order, sat down at the oarlocks, then freed the cable from the perforated stone. When they leaned and threw up the sea with their blades, right then sweet sleep fell upon his eyelids
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Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

4 results
1. Homer, Odyssey, 5.34-5.35, 5.269-5.275, 5.313-5.318, 5.392-5.463, 13.79-13.95, 13.102-13.112, 13.125 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Vergil, Aeneis, 4.327-4.330, 10.217-10.218 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

4.327. but that he might rule Italy, a land 4.328. pregt with thrones and echoing with war; 4.329. that he of Teucer's seed a race should sire 4.330. and bring beneath its law the whole wide world.
3. Lucan, Pharsalia, 3.73, 5.476-5.498, 5.540-5.559, 5.578, 5.593-5.677, 5.680-5.699 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Statius, Thebais, 5.241-5.242 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

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adrastus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
amyclas Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 211
antony, marcus antonius, as aeneas Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 208
caesar, gaius julius, as aeneas Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 208
caesar, julius, as anti-odyssean Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 211
caesarion Giusti, Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries (2018) 208
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 211
insomnia, and helmsmen Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
insomnia, and leaders / masculine Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
insomnia, and poetics Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
insomnia, in silius italicus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
insomnia, in statius Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
insomnia, in valerius flaccus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
nostos, as master-trope explored by lucan' Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 211
odysseus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20; Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 211
palinurus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20
sleep / sleep, and poetics Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 20