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Horace, Letters, 1.7.24
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1. Homer, Odyssey, 4.590-4.619 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Horace, Letters, 1.7, 1.7.4-1.7.5, 1.7.11-1.7.12, 1.7.22, 1.7.37-1.7.43 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.7. but because this work would take up a great compass, I separated it into a set treatise by itself, with a beginning of its own, and its own conclusion; but in process of time, as usually happens to such as undertake great things, I grew weary and went on slowly, it being a large subject, and a difficult thing to translate our history into a foreign, and to us unaccustomed, language. 1.7. And that their inventions might not be lost before they were sufficiently known, upon Adam’s prediction that the world was to be destroyed at one time by the force of fire, and at another time by the violence and quantity of water, they made two pillars, the one of brick, the other of stone: they inscribed their discoveries on them both


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ainos Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 198, 199, 201
anecdote Günther, Brill's Companion to Horace (2012) 418
fable Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 198, 199, 201
festus Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
gifts, and contract law Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
gratia, of horace to benefactors Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 200, 201
homer, as exemplum in epistle Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 202
horace, credibility of Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 200, 201, 202
horace, strategies of status affiliation Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 202
ideology, of voluntarism Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
language, and betrayal Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
language, and money Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
libertas' Günther, Brill's Companion to Horace (2012) 420
maecenas, indebted to horace Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 201
maecenas, relationship with horace Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
maecenas Günther, Brill's Companion to Horace (2012) 418
mauss, marcel Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
money, and linguistic tropes Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
money, as metaphor for aristocratic concepts Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198
money, lupini Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
nature (countryside, locus amoenus) Günther, Brill's Companion to Horace (2012) 420
nexum Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 199
officium Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197
patronage, language of Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198
rhetoric, of money Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202
shell, marc Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 198
status, and horatian strategies of affiliation Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 202
stoicism Günther, Brill's Companion to Horace (2012) 420
symbolic capital, of maecenas Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 201
symbolic capital\n Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 198
xenia Bowditch, Cicero on the Philosophy of Religion: On the Nature of the Gods and On Divination (2001) 202