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Homer, Odyssey, 7.18-7.38
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παρθενικῇ ἐικυῖα νεήνιδι, κάλπιν ἐχούσῃ.in the guise of a young maiden woman holding a pitcher. She stood in front of him, and divine Odysseus asked her: “Child, won't you guide me to the house of the man Alcinous, who rules among these people? For I've come here a much-suffering stranger
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τηλόθεν ἐξ ἀπίης γαίης· τῷ οὔ τινα οἶδαfrom afar, from a distant country. I therefore know none of the people who inhabit this city and farmland. Bright-eyed goddess Athena said back to him: “So then, father stranger, the house you bid me I'll show you, since he lives close by my noble father.
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ἀλλʼ ἴθι σιγῇ τοῖον, ἐγὼ δʼ ὁδὸν ἡγεμονεύσωBut go in total silence, and I'll lead the way, and neither look at nor question any person, for they do not gladly suffer stranger men nor hospitably welcome one who comes from elsewhere. With confidence in their swift fleet ships
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λαῖτμα μέγʼ ἐκπερόωσιν, ἐπεί σφισι δῶκʼ ἐνοσίχθων·they traverse the great gulf, since the earth-shaker gave it to them. Their ships are fleet as feather or thought. So saying, Pallas Athena led quickly, and he followed in the footsteps of the goddess. The ship-famed Phaeacians did not notice him
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Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Homer, Odyssey, 1.38-1.43, 1.81-1.86, 1.96-1.324, 2.382-2.387, 5.28-5.147, 5.305-5.306, 5.333-5.353, 6.20-6.47, 6.102-6.109, 6.149-6.152, 7.14-7.17, 7.19-7.77, 8.8-8.14, 8.17-8.19, 8.193-8.200, 10.275-10.308, 13.221-13.440, 15.1-15.44, 16.156-16.174, 17.365, 19.33, 20.30-20.55, 22.205-22.275, 24.502-24.548 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 2.19 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3. Vergil, Aeneis, 1.94-1.96, 1.227-1.229, 1.315, 1.331, 1.338-1.341, 1.405, 1.415-1.416, 1.560-1.566 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.94. now sails the Tuscan main towards Italy 1.95. bringing their Ilium and its vanquished powers. 1.96. Uprouse thy gales. Strike that proud navy down! 1.227. of unhewn stone, a place the wood-nymphs love. 1.228. In such a port, a weary ship rides free 1.315. that hence the Romans when the rolling years 1.331. a nine-fold flood from roaring mountain gorge 1.338. But we of thine own seed, to whom thou dost 1.339. a station in the arch of heaven assign 1.340. behold our navy vilely wrecked, because 1.341. a single god is angry; we endure 1.405. These words he gave, and summoned Maia's son 1.415. and, most of all, the Queen, with heart at ease 1.561. She ceased and turned away. A roseate beam 1.562. from her bright shoulder glowed; th' ambrosial hair 1.563. breathed more than mortal sweetness, while her robes 1.564. fell rippling to her feet. Each step revealed 1.565. the veritable goddess. Now he knew 1.566. that vision was his mother, and his words


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achilles Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
adventure Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
aegisthus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
aeneas Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105; Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
aphrodite Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
arete Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
athena Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
audience Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
calypso Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
carthage Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
circe Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
cyclops Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
dido Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
epicureans, language of Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
ethical qualities, disguise Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
eurymachus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
gender, female Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
gods Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
hermes Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
hero Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
homer Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
immortality Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
incense Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
ino Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
intertextuality, allusion, two-tier intertextuality, model Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
ithaca Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
leucothea Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
lifeworld, lifeworld experience Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
lucretius Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
narratives Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
nausicaa Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
nausikaa Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
nestor Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
noemon Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
odysseus Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
olympian gods Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
phaeacians Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105; Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61; Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
plot Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
scheria Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
sex Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
siren Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
telemachus Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
thetis Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29
venus, disguise Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
venus Farrell, Juno's Aeneid: A Battle for Heroic Identity (2021) 105
virgil Gordon, The Invention and Gendering of Epicurus (2012) 61
visibility' Lipka, Epiphanies and Dreams in Greek Polytheism: Textual Genres and 'Reality' from Homer to Heliodorus (2021) 29