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Lucan, Pharsalia, 7.12-7.25


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanIn troubled sleep an empty dream conceived. For in the watches of the night he heard Innumerable Romans shout his name Within his theatre; the benches vied To raise his fame and place him with the gods; As once in youth, when victory was won O'er conquered tribes where swift Iberus flows, And where Sertorius' armies fought and fled, The west subdued, with no less majesty Than if the purple toga graced the car


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


nanHe sat triumphant in his pure white gown A Roman knight, and heard the Senate's cheer. Perhaps, as ills drew near, his anxious soul, Shunning the future wooed the happy past; Or, as is wont, prophetic slumber showed That which was not to be, by doubtful forms Misleading; or as envious Fate forbade Return to Italy, this glimpse of RomeKind Fortune gave. Break not his latest sleep, Ye sentinels; let not the trumpet call


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

8 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 19.302 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

19.302. /Wherefore I wail for thee in thy death and know no ceasing, for thou wast ever kind. So spake she wailing, and thereto the women added their laments; Patroclus indeed they mourned, but therewithal each one her own sorrows. But around Achilles gathered the elders of the Achaeans, beseeching him that he would eat; but he refused them, moaning the while:
2. Homer, Odyssey, 11.121-11.133, 23.268-23.280 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 1.62 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

4. Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.131-1.133, 1.185-1.192, 2.40-2.42, 3.9-3.35, 5.794, 7.7-7.11, 7.13-7.25, 7.29-7.44, 7.764-7.776, 7.778, 7.785-7.786, 8.835-8.837, 9.13-9.14, 9.980-9.986, 9.1104-9.1108 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Plutarch, Pompey, 68.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

6. Seneca The Younger, Troades, 406 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Tacitus, Annals, 1.65.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

8. Florus Lucius Annaeus, Epitome Bellorum Omnium Annorum Dcc, 2.13.45



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
acheron Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 281
antiphony Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 255
beginnings (of poetry books) Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280
blood Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
caecina severus, a. Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
caesar, julius, character in lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 255
caesar, julius Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280
cornelia Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 205, 254
cornelia metella Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
dreams Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280, 281; Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
expiation Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
fear Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
fortuna (fortune) Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
germanicus Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
germans, campaigns in Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
ghosts Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280
homer, lucans use of Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 254, 255
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 204, 205, 254, 255
julia (wife of pompey) Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
julius caesar, gaius Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
landscapes Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
narrator Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 205
nostos, as master-trope explored by lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 204, 205
odysseus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 204, 205
oneiromancy Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
patria Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
patroclus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 255
personifications Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280
pharsalia, name of the poem Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 255
pompeius magnus, gnaeus (pompey) Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
pompey, as anti-odyssean Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 204, 205
rome/roman Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280, 281
seneca the younger Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 281
sight/vision Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 281
stoicism Mowat, Engendering the Future: Divination and the Construction of Gender in the Late Roman Republic (2021) 154
ultio' Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90
underworld Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 280, 281
varus Shannon-Henderson, Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s (2019) 90