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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.118-8.120


nanThe right to strike thee. Wherefore did I wed To bring thee misery? Mine, mine the guilt, Mine be the penalty. And that the wave May bear thee gently onwards, and the kings May keep their faith to thee, and all the earth Be ready to thy rule, me from thy side Cast to the billows. Rather had I died To bring thee victory; thy disasters thus, Thus expiate. And, cruel Julia, thee, Who by this war hast vengeance on our vows


nanThe right to strike thee. Wherefore did I wed To bring thee misery? Mine, mine the guilt, Mine be the penalty. And that the wave May bear thee gently onwards, and the kings May keep their faith to thee, and all the earth Be ready to thy rule, me from thy side Cast to the billows. Rather had I died To bring thee victory; thy disasters thus, Thus expiate. And, cruel Julia, thee, Who by this war hast vengeance on our vows


nanFrom thine abode I call: atonement find In this thy rival's death, and spare at least Thy Magnus." Then upon his breast she fell, While all the concourse wept — e'en Magnus' self, Who saw Thessalia's field without a tear. But now upon the shore a numerous band From Mitylene thus approached the chief: "If 'tis our greatest glory to have kept The pledge with us by such a husband placed, Do thou one night within these friendly walls


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1. Vergil, Aeneis, 1.148-1.150 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.148. an east wind, blowing landward from the deep 1.149. drove on the shallows,—pitiable sight,— 1.150. and girdled them in walls of drifting sand.
2. Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.72-8.85, 8.88-8.105, 8.109-8.110, 8.119-8.120, 8.129-8.133, 8.150-8.156, 8.163-8.164, 8.189, 8.204-8.205, 8.211-8.212, 8.237-8.238, 8.276-8.278, 8.281, 8.283-8.288, 8.292-8.294, 8.317-8.318, 8.335, 8.422-8.447, 8.465, 8.473, 8.477-8.478, 8.485-8.487, 8.498, 8.525-8.526, 8.539, 8.542-8.549, 8.553, 8.559, 8.575-8.661, 8.663-8.711, 8.713-8.742 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

3. Plutarch, Pompey, 75.3 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

4. Silius Italicus, Punica, 10.504-10.506, 10.565-10.567, 13.714-13.716 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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autocracy, roman Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
cannae Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
civil war, roman Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
cordus Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
cornelia Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
democracy Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
education Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
elitism Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
flaminius Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
funeral Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
gracchus Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
hannibal Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
lesbos Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
paulus, funeral of Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
paulus Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
plutarch Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
pompey, funeral of Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
pompey Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244; Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
republicanism' Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244
ritual, false Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
ritual Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
scipio (africanus) Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
spectacle Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
vergil Keith and Edmondson, Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle (2016) 244