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Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.109-1.111


nanMade Rome their victim. Oh! Ambition blind, That stirred the leaders so to join their strength In peace that ended ill, their prize the world! For while the Sea on Earth and Earth on Air Lean for support: while Titan runs his course, And night with day divides an equal sphere, No king shall brook his fellow, nor shall power Endure a rival. Search no foreign lands: These walls are proof that in their infant days A hamlet, not the world, was prize enough


nanTo cause the shedding of a brother's blood. Concord, on discord based, brief time endured, Unwelcome to the rivals; and alone Crassus delayed the advent of the war. Like to the slender neck that separates The seas of Graecia: should it be engulfed Then would th' Ionian and Aegean mains Break each on other: thus when Crassus fell, Who held apart the chiefs, in piteous death, And stained Assyria's plains with Latian blood


nanTo cause the shedding of a brother's blood. Concord, on discord based, brief time endured, Unwelcome to the rivals; and alone Crassus delayed the advent of the war. Like to the slender neck that separates The seas of Graecia: should it be engulfed Then would th' Ionian and Aegean mains Break each on other: thus when Crassus fell, Who held apart the chiefs, in piteous death, And stained Assyria's plains with Latian blood


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Plato, Republic, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

363c. Barley and wheat, and his trees are laden and weighted with fair fruits, Increase comes to his flocks and the ocean is teeming with fishes. Hom. Od. 19.109
2. Thucydides, The History of The Peloponnesian War, 8.1.1 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

8.1.1. Such were the events in Sicily . When the news was brought to Athens, for a long while they disbelieved even the most respectable of the soldiers who had themselves escaped from the scene of action and clearly reported the matter, a destruction so complete not being thought credible. When the conviction was forced upon them, they were angry with the orators who had joined in promoting the expedition, just as if they had not themselves voted it, and were enraged also with the reciters of oracles and soothsayers, and all other omenmongers of the time who had encouraged them to hope that they should conquer Sicily .
3. Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.103-1.106, 1.110-1.111, 1.134-1.135, 1.160-1.161, 3.448-3.449, 7.445-7.452, 7.869-7.870 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Plutarch, Alexander The Great, 28.1-28.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

28.1. In general, he bore himself haughtily towards the Barbarians, and like one fully persuaded of his divine birth and parentage, but with the Greeks it was within limits and somewhat rarely that he assumed his own divinity. However, in writing to the Athenians concerning Samos, he said: I cannot have given you that free and illustrious city; for ye received it from him who was then your master and was called my father, meaning Philip.
5. Plutarch, Cimon, 2.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

6. Plutarch, Comparison of Lucullus With Cimon, 1.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

7. Plutarch, Lucullus, 38.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

8. Plutarch, Nicias, 1.1, 29.3-29.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

9. Seneca The Younger, Thyestes, 447-470, 446 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
allusions, closural Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
allusions, literary Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
allusions, tragic Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
allusions Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
anger, divine Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
anger, in roman epic Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
anonymous interlocutors Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
athenians, and nicias Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
athenians Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
athens Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
audience, extra-textual experience of Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
caesar, julius, favored by fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
caesar, pompey and Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
caesar Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
caesar (julius) Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
cimon, compared with lucullus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
cimon Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
circularity Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
civil war Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
closure (endings of biographies) Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
community, the subject and his Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
community Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
consciousness Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
contrasts, as theme in plutarchs narrative Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
contrasts Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
crassus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119, 137
death, of the subjects Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
death Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
decisions, of the subjects Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
epic poetry, roman Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
eteocles Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
euripides Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
happiness Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
hostility Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
humanity Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
laius Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
lucan Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
lucullus, compared with cimon Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
lucullus, plutarchs evaluation of the generalship of Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
lucullus, plutarchs evaluation of the retirement of Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
lucullus, within his social environment Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
lucullus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
medical imagery/language Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
naples, bilingualism in Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
nicias, and sicilian expedition Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
nicias, compared with crassus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
nicias, in thucydides Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
nicias Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
oedipus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
omissions Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
parthians Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
pharsalus Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
plato, platonic Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
politics, the subjects preoccupation with Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
politics Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
polynices Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
pompey, and caesar Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
pompey, and lucullus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
pompey, death of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
pompey Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201; Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
prologue (to plutarchs book) Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
rehabilitation Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
romans, and crassus Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
romans Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
rome Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
shackleton bailey, d. r. Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 244
sicilians/sicily Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
statius, and greek epic cycle Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
statius, and greek tragedy Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
statius, father of Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
synkrisis, formal Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
the preceding lives Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 137
thebes Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
thucydides Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119
thyestes Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 201
wisdom/wise' Chrysanthou, Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives': Narrative Technique and Moral Judgement (2018) 119