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Lucan, Pharsalia, 7.617-7.647


nanOf Magnus' horsemen where they rode at large Flanking the battle. They, unshamed of fear And careless of the fray, when first a steed Pierced through by javelin spurned with sounding hoof The temples of his rider, turned the rein, And through their comrades spurring from the field In panic, proved that not with warring RomeBarbarians may grapple. Then arose Immeasurable carnage: here the sword, There stood the victim, and the victor's arm


nanOf Magnus' horsemen where they rode at large Flanking the battle. They, unshamed of fear And careless of the fray, when first a steed Pierced through by javelin spurned with sounding hoof The temples of his rider, turned the rein, And through their comrades spurring from the field In panic, proved that not with warring RomeBarbarians may grapple. Then arose Immeasurable carnage: here the sword, There stood the victim, and the victor's arm


nanOf Magnus' horsemen where they rode at large Flanking the battle. They, unshamed of fear And careless of the fray, when first a steed Pierced through by javelin spurned with sounding hoof The temples of his rider, turned the rein, And through their comrades spurring from the field In panic, proved that not with warring RomeBarbarians may grapple. Then arose Immeasurable carnage: here the sword, There stood the victim, and the victor's arm


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanWearied of slaughter. Oh, that to thy plains, Pharsalia, might suffice the crimson stream From hosts barbarian, nor other blood Pollute thy fountains' sources! these alone Shall clothe thy pastures with the bones of men! Or if thy fields must run with Roman blood Then spare the nations who in times to come Must be her peoples! Now the terror spread Through all the army, and the favouring fates Decreed for Caesar's triumph: and the war


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanCeased in the wider plain, though still ablaze Where stood the chosen of Pompeius' force, Upholding yet the fight. Not here allies Begged from some distant king to wield the sword: Here were the Roman sons, the sires of Rome, Here the last frenzy and the last despair: Here, Caesar, was thy crime: and here shall stay My Muse repelled: no poesy of mine Shall tell the horrors of the final strife, Nor for the coming ages paint the deeds


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


nanWhich civil war permits. Be all obscured In deepest darkness! Spare the useless tear And vain lament, and let the deeds that fell In that last fight of Rome remain unsung. But Caesar adding fury to the breasts Already flaming with the rage of war, That each might bear his portion of the guilt Which stained the host, unflinching through the ranks Passed at his will. He looked upon the brands, These reddened only at the point, and those


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

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1. Homer, Iliad, 24.804 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

24.804. /lest the well-greaved Achaeans should set upon them before the time. And when they had piled the barrow they went back, and gathering together duly feasted a glorious feast in the palace of Priam, the king fostered of Zeus.On this wise held they funeral for horse-taming Hector.
2. Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica, 3.392-3.395 (3rd cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3.392. θεσπεσιην οἴσω κληηδόνα· καὶ δέ τοι ἤδη 3.393. πρόφρονές εἰμεν ἄρηι θοὴν ἀποτῖσαι ἀμοιβήν 3.394. εἴτʼ οὖν Σαυρομάτας γε λιλαίεαι, εἴτε τινʼ ἄλλον 3.395. δῆμον σφωιτέροισιν ὑπὸ σκήπτροισι δαμάσσαι.’
3. Vergil, Aeneis, 12.952 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

12.952. were battering the foundations, now laid by
4. Vergil, Georgics, 1.501-1.502 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.501. Appear the stars' keen edges, nor the moon 1.502. As borrowing of her brother's beams to rise
5. Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.6-1.7, 5.396, 7.387-7.459, 7.618-7.646, 7.794-7.802 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Valerius Flaccus Gaius, Argonautica, 2.82-2.102, 2.218-2.219, 2.242-2.305, 3.455, 6.402-6.412, 6.575-6.603, 6.631-6.635, 6.639-6.641, 6.661, 6.699-6.706, 6.723-6.751 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



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aeetes Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 302
aeneas Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
agency, personal Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
blushing, and pudor Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
caesar, julius, commentarii de bello civili Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
civil war Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161, 302
closure, passim Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
code and norm in epic Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
colchis Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161, 302
cyzicus Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
emotions, aboutness of Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
ennius, alignment with / adaptation of homer Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
ennius, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127, 139
ennius, standing in antiquity Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
hector Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
hypsipyle Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
intentional state, in defining emotions, nan Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
intentional state, in defining emotions Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
jason Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
jupiter (see also zeus) Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
laomedon Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
lemnos Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
lucan Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161, 302
mars Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
perses Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 302
populus romanus, as central character in the pharsalia Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
psychology, cultural, in pudor Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, aboutness of Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, and blushing Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, and causal responsibility Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, fear Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, occurrent, psychophysical response of Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, role of seeing in Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor, scripts of, defined Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
pudor Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
scaeva Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
scorn, as lexical item, and fastidium, of pudor Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
seeing, and invidia, role of, in pudor' Kaster, Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome (2005) 32
simile Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 302
thoas Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
troy Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
venus (see also aphrodite) Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
virgil, as model and anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 139
virgil Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
vulcan Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 161
vulteius Heerking and Manuwald, Brill’s Companion to Valerius Flaccus (2014) 302