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Lucan, Pharsalia, 2.323


nanNor Caesar shall in Brutus find a foe. Not till the fight is fought shall Brutus strike, Then strike the victor." Brutus thus; but spake Cato from inmost breast these sacred words: "Chief in all wickedness is civil war, Yet virtue in the paths marked out by fate Treads on securely. Heaven's will be the crime To have made even Cato guilty. Who has strength To gaze unawed upon a toppling world? When stars and sky fall headlong, and when earth


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1. Homer, Iliad, 6.321-6.329, 6.331 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

6.321. /the spear-point of bronze, around which ran a ring of gold. He found Paris in his chamber busied with his beauteous arms, his shield and his corselet, and handling his curved bow; and Argive Helen sat amid her serving-women and appointed to them their glorious handiwork. 6.322. /the spear-point of bronze, around which ran a ring of gold. He found Paris in his chamber busied with his beauteous arms, his shield and his corselet, and handling his curved bow; and Argive Helen sat amid her serving-women and appointed to them their glorious handiwork. 6.323. /the spear-point of bronze, around which ran a ring of gold. He found Paris in his chamber busied with his beauteous arms, his shield and his corselet, and handling his curved bow; and Argive Helen sat amid her serving-women and appointed to them their glorious handiwork. 6.324. /the spear-point of bronze, around which ran a ring of gold. He found Paris in his chamber busied with his beauteous arms, his shield and his corselet, and handling his curved bow; and Argive Helen sat amid her serving-women and appointed to them their glorious handiwork. 6.325. /And at sight of him Hector rebuked him with words of shame:Strange man, thou dost not well to nurse this anger in thy heart. Thy people are perishing about the town and the steep wall in battle, and it is because of thee that the battle-cry and the war are ablaze about this city; thou wouldest thyself vent wrath on any other 6.326. /And at sight of him Hector rebuked him with words of shame:Strange man, thou dost not well to nurse this anger in thy heart. Thy people are perishing about the town and the steep wall in battle, and it is because of thee that the battle-cry and the war are ablaze about this city; thou wouldest thyself vent wrath on any other 6.327. /And at sight of him Hector rebuked him with words of shame:Strange man, thou dost not well to nurse this anger in thy heart. Thy people are perishing about the town and the steep wall in battle, and it is because of thee that the battle-cry and the war are ablaze about this city; thou wouldest thyself vent wrath on any other 6.328. /And at sight of him Hector rebuked him with words of shame:Strange man, thou dost not well to nurse this anger in thy heart. Thy people are perishing about the town and the steep wall in battle, and it is because of thee that the battle-cry and the war are ablaze about this city; thou wouldest thyself vent wrath on any other 6.329. /And at sight of him Hector rebuked him with words of shame:Strange man, thou dost not well to nurse this anger in thy heart. Thy people are perishing about the town and the steep wall in battle, and it is because of thee that the battle-cry and the war are ablaze about this city; thou wouldest thyself vent wrath on any other 6.331. /whomso thou shouldest haply see shrinking from hateful war. Nay, then, rouse thee, lest soon the city blaze with consuming fire.
2. Homer, Odyssey, 23.166-23.240, 23.247-23.253, 23.266-23.284, 23.295-23.343, 23.347, 24.114-24.119 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Ovid, Tristia, 2.375-2.376 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Lucan, Pharsalia, 2.243, 2.263-2.264, 2.266-2.273, 2.286-2.292, 2.297-2.307, 2.312, 2.315, 2.317-2.322, 2.325, 2.327-2.333, 7.789-7.794, 7.796-7.799 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



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agamemnon Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 192
battle, of philippi Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
caesar, julius, soldiers cared for by Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
cato the younger, as anti-odyssean Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 192, 193
cato the younger Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
civil wars, in lucan Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
civil wars, new order after Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
community, caesars devotion to Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
families, and cato the younger Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
families, in lucan Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
funeral rites/burials Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 192, 193
julius caesar, c. Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
junius brutus, m. Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
lucan bellum civile, families in Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
lucan bellum civile Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
marcia Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 193
nostos, as master-trope explored by lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 192, 193
odysseus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 192, 193
one-man rule, and caesar Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
ovid Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 193
penelope Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 193
pharsalus, battle of Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
pompeius (pompey) magnus, cn. Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
pompey, defeat of Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
pompey, soldiers of Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
porcius cato m. (pr., 54 bc) the younger Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
portrait (imago) Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
posthumous memory Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
republic Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
rulers and ruled, and cato the younger Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
stoicism Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223
war, second triumvirate (43-36 bc)' Dinter and Guérin, Cultural Memory in Republican and Augustan Rome (2023) 223