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Lucan, Pharsalia, 7.207-7.213


nanOr due to fearful fancy. Haemus' top Plunged headlong in the valley, Pindus met With high Olympus, while at Ossa's feet Red ran Baebeis, and Pharsalia's field Gave warlike voices forth in depth of night. Now darkness came upon their wondering gaze, Now daylight pale and wan, their helmets wreathed In pallid mist; the spirits of their sires Hovered in air, and shades of kindred dead Passed flitting through the gloom. Yet to the host


nanOr due to fearful fancy. Haemus' top Plunged headlong in the valley, Pindus met With high Olympus, while at Ossa's feet Red ran Baebeis, and Pharsalia's field Gave warlike voices forth in depth of night. Now darkness came upon their wondering gaze, Now daylight pale and wan, their helmets wreathed In pallid mist; the spirits of their sires Hovered in air, and shades of kindred dead Passed flitting through the gloom. Yet to the host


nanOr due to fearful fancy. Haemus' top Plunged headlong in the valley, Pindus met With high Olympus, while at Ossa's feet Red ran Baebeis, and Pharsalia's field Gave warlike voices forth in depth of night. Now darkness came upon their wondering gaze, Now daylight pale and wan, their helmets wreathed In pallid mist; the spirits of their sires Hovered in air, and shades of kindred dead Passed flitting through the gloom. Yet to the host


nanConscious of guilty prayers which sought to shed The blood of sires and brothers, earth and air Distraught, and horrors seething in their hearts Gave happy omen of the end to come. Was't strange that peoples whom their latest day Of happy life awaited (if their minds Foreknew the doom) should tremble with affright? Romans who dwelt by far Araxes' stream, And Tyrian Gades, in whatever clime, 'Neath every sky, struck by mysterious dread


nanConscious of guilty prayers which sought to shed The blood of sires and brothers, earth and air Distraught, and horrors seething in their hearts Gave happy omen of the end to come. Was't strange that peoples whom their latest day Of happy life awaited (if their minds Foreknew the doom) should tremble with affright? Romans who dwelt by far Araxes' stream, And Tyrian Gades, in whatever clime, 'Neath every sky, struck by mysterious dread


nanConscious of guilty prayers which sought to shed The blood of sires and brothers, earth and air Distraught, and horrors seething in their hearts Gave happy omen of the end to come. Was't strange that peoples whom their latest day Of happy life awaited (if their minds Foreknew the doom) should tremble with affright? Romans who dwelt by far Araxes' stream, And Tyrian Gades, in whatever clime, 'Neath every sky, struck by mysterious dread


nanConscious of guilty prayers which sought to shed The blood of sires and brothers, earth and air Distraught, and horrors seething in their hearts Gave happy omen of the end to come. Was't strange that peoples whom their latest day Of happy life awaited (if their minds Foreknew the doom) should tremble with affright? Romans who dwelt by far Araxes' stream, And Tyrian Gades, in whatever clime, 'Neath every sky, struck by mysterious dread


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

5 results
1. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 5.104-5.106 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2. Ovid, Amores, 1.15.23-1.15.24 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

3. Vergil, Aeneis, 1.203 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.203. (rage never lacks for arms)—if haply then
4. Lucan, Pharsalia, 7.205-7.206, 7.208-7.213, 7.639-7.646, 7.695, 7.855, 7.865, 8.820-8.822, 8.831-8.833, 8.835-8.837, 8.843-8.846, 9.980-9.986 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Seneca The Younger, Letters, 78.15 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
artorius (augustus physician) Mueller, Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus (2002) 219
commercialism and egypt Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
egypt, tourist destination Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
epicureanism, in lucans works Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
flood narratives, in lucans works Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
homer, lucans use of Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 253
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 253
homer, reproach in Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 253
horace, epodes Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
jupiter (also zeus) Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
lucan, civil war Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
minerva Mueller, Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus (2002) 219
natura Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
nero, death of Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
nile, past and present Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
ovid, amores Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
pelusium, mouth of the nile Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
philippi Mueller, Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus (2002) 219
pompey (gnaeus pompeius magnus), escapes the nile in lucan Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
red sea Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
revisionism, of egypt and the nile Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53
seneca, natural questions Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
sound, ill-omened' Mueller, Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus (2002) 219
stars, in lucans works Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
stoicism, in lucans works Star, Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought (2021) 177
tombs, of pompey Manolaraki, Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus (2012) 53