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Lucan, Pharsalia, 7.796-7.799


nanWhen thou art present. Then upon his steed, Though fearing not the weapons at his back, Pompeius fled, his mighty soul prepared To meet his destinies. No groan nor tear, But solemn grief as for the fates of Rome, Was in his visage, and with mien unchanged He saw Pharsalia's woes, above the frowns Or smiles of Fortune; in triumphant days And in his fall, her master. The burden laid Of thine impending fate, thou partest free


nanWhen thou art present. Then upon his steed, Though fearing not the weapons at his back, Pompeius fled, his mighty soul prepared To meet his destinies. No groan nor tear, But solemn grief as for the fates of Rome, Was in his visage, and with mien unchanged He saw Pharsalia's woes, above the frowns Or smiles of Fortune; in triumphant days And in his fall, her master. The burden laid Of thine impending fate, thou partest free


nanWhen thou art present. Then upon his steed, Though fearing not the weapons at his back, Pompeius fled, his mighty soul prepared To meet his destinies. No groan nor tear, But solemn grief as for the fates of Rome, Was in his visage, and with mien unchanged He saw Pharsalia's woes, above the frowns Or smiles of Fortune; in triumphant days And in his fall, her master. The burden laid Of thine impending fate, thou partest free


nanWhen thou art present. Then upon his steed, Though fearing not the weapons at his back, Pompeius fled, his mighty soul prepared To meet his destinies. No groan nor tear, But solemn grief as for the fates of Rome, Was in his visage, and with mien unchanged He saw Pharsalia's woes, above the frowns Or smiles of Fortune; in triumphant days And in his fall, her master. The burden laid Of thine impending fate, thou partest free


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

5 results
1. Homer, Iliad, 23.182-23.183 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

23.182. /for now am I bringing all to pass, which afore-time I promised thee. Twelve valiant sons of the great-souled Trojans, lo all these together with thee the flame devoureth; but Hector, son of Priam, will I nowise give to the fire to feed upon, but to dogs. So spake he threatening, but with Hector might no dogs deal; 23.183. /for now am I bringing all to pass, which afore-time I promised thee. Twelve valiant sons of the great-souled Trojans, lo all these together with thee the flame devoureth; but Hector, son of Priam, will I nowise give to the fire to feed upon, but to dogs. So spake he threatening, but with Hector might no dogs deal;
2. Sophocles, Antigone, 75-76, 74 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

3. Lucan, Pharsalia, 2.322-2.323, 2.728, 3.169, 3.394, 3.448-3.449, 5.57-5.59, 7.205-7.206, 7.412-7.420, 7.453-7.454, 7.617-7.647, 7.685-7.686, 7.698-7.699, 7.789-7.795, 7.797-7.802, 8.485-8.487, 9.234-9.236 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Silius Italicus, Punica, 10.518-10.523, 10.558-10.569 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

5. Statius, Siluae, 2.7.100-2.7.101 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

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achilles Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 5
aeneas, and human sacrifice Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 207
anger, divine Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
anger, in roman epic Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
antigone Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 152
aristeia Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 152
athena Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 148
boasting Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 207
burial Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
caesar, julius, favored by fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
caesar, julius, soldiers cared for by Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
calliope Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 5
cannae Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
carthage Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
cato the younger Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
civil war Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
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
code and norm in epic Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
community, caesars devotion to Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
crocodile tears, self-eulogy Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 148
death Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
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
ennius, standing in antiquity Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
epic poetry, roman Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
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
fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
funeral Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
funeral rites/burials Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
homer, place of in epic poetry Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 5
horror, 'horror paradox'" '59.0_148.0@laudatio funebris' Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 152
horror Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 151, 152
leigh, matthew Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 151
lovatt, helen Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 207
lucan(see index locorum), apostrophic narrator Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 151, 207
lucan Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
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
menoeceus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 207
mercury Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 148
murder, of pompey Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
one-man rule, and caesar Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
patroclus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 207
paulus, burial of Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
paulus Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
pharsalus, battle Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 148, 151, 152, 207
pharsalus, battle of Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
pharsalus Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245; Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
polynices Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 152, 207
pompey, death of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
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
populus romanus, as central character in the pharsalia Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 127
pothinus Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
ptolemy Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 245
republic Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
ritual Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
rulers and ruled, and cato the younger Fertik, The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome (2019) 31
saguntum Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
scipio (africanus) Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
statius, as early reader of lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 5
trasimene Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 121
virgil, as model and anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 5