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Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.151-1.157


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


nanBut joyed in plaudits of the theatre, His gift to Rome: his triumphs in the past, Himself the shadow of a mighty name. As when some oak, in fruitful field sublime, Adorned with venerable spoils, and gifts Of bygone leaders, by its weight to earth With feeble roots still clings; its naked arms And hollow trunk, though leafless, give a shade; And though condemned beneath the tempest's shock To speedy fall, amid the sturdier trees


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2. Plato, Protagoras, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

3. Archytas Amphissensis, Fragments, None (3rd cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

4. Cicero, Letters, 7.11.1 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

5. Cicero, Letters, 7.11.1 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

6. Cicero, Letters, 7.11.1 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

7. Cicero, Letters, 7.11.1 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

8. Livy, History, 22.52.6 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

9. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.166, 15.871 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

10. Vergil, Aeneis, 6.830-6.831, 7.45, 12.830-12.831 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

6.830. 'gainst mate or rival on the tawny sand; 6.831. With sounding footsteps and ecstatic song 12.830. pursued a scattered few; but less his speed 12.831. for less and less his worn steeds worked his will;
11. Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.68, 1.129-1.150, 1.152-1.157, 1.195-1.196, 3.33-3.34, 3.256, 3.258-3.259, 3.399, 3.443, 6.245-6.246, 7.319, 7.419, 9.980, 10.21-10.22, 10.149-10.150 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

12. Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory, 10.1.46, 10.1.88 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

13. Seneca The Younger, Letters, 27.5 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

14. Silius Italicus, Punica, 10.547-10.577 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achilles Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
amor, mortis Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
amor Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
anger, divine Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
anger, in roman epic Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
anger, of caesar Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
anger Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
anonymus iamblichi, aretē in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
anonymus iamblichi, greed, power and the superman in Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
anonymus iamblichi, intellectual context of production Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
attius labeo Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
augustus Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
autocracy, roman Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
baebius italicus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
caesar, julius, anger of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
caesar, julius, character in lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 15, 260
caesar, julius Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
caesar, withdraws from gaul Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
calliope Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 15, 260
catalogue, in lucan Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
cinga Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
civil war, roman Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
civil war Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249; Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
cleopatra Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
closure, passim Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 15
democracy, platos callicles on Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
elegy/elegiac Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
epic Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
epic poetry, roman Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
fame Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
fate Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
genre criticism Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
homer, gender and lament Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14
homer, lucans use of Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 260
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 260
homer, place of in epic poetry Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 15
homer, praise in Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 260
homer, standing in rome Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15, 260
intertextuality Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
ira/irasci, divine Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
ira/irasci, of caesar Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
julius caesar Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255; Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
jupiter, anger of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
justice (dikē), in anonymus iamblichi Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
justice (dikē), in protagoras prometheus myth Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
lamentation' Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163
lucan, his other works, catachthonion Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
lucan, his other works, iliacon Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
lucan Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249; Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
magnus Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
metapoetic diction, magnus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 260
nietzsche, friedrich Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 284
nomos—phusis opposition Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
odysseus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
ovid Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249; Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 260
petronius Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
pistis (trust, sincerity, proof) Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 284
pleonexia (greed, the upper hand) Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
pompey, and the name magnus Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
pompey Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 163; Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255; Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
power (κράτος\u200e) Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
rape Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
rivers, and pompey Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
rivers Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
scaeva Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
sea Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
seneca Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 15
shame Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283
simile Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
social contract, and trust Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 284
statius, as early reader of lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 14, 15
superman Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283, 284
triumph Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
turnus, death of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 249
uirtus Keith and Myers, Vergil and Elegy (2023) 255
water Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
wordplay Skempis and Ziogas, Geography, Topography, Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic (2014) 392
zeus, as giver of aidōs and dikē Wolfsdorf, Early Greek Ethics (2020) 283