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Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.56-8.57


nanPharsalia fills thy dreams; and when the shades Give place to coming dawn, with hasty step Thou tread'st some cliff sea-beaten, and with eyes Gazing afar art first to mark the sail Of each approaching bark: yet dar'st not ask Aught of thy husband's fate. Behold the boat Whose bending canvas bears her to the shore: She brings (unknown as yet) thy chiefest dread, Rumour of evil, herald of defeat, Magnus, thy conquered spouse. Fear then no more


nanPharsalia fills thy dreams; and when the shades Give place to coming dawn, with hasty step Thou tread'st some cliff sea-beaten, and with eyes Gazing afar art first to mark the sail Of each approaching bark: yet dar'st not ask Aught of thy husband's fate. Behold the boat Whose bending canvas bears her to the shore: She brings (unknown as yet) thy chiefest dread, Rumour of evil, herald of defeat, Magnus, thy conquered spouse. Fear then no more


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1. Homer, Iliad, 18.175-18.177, 18.333-18.335 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

18.175. /is fain to drag him away; and his heart biddeth him shear the head from the tender neck, and fix it on the stakes of the wall. Nay, up then, lie here no more! Let awe come upon thy soul that Patroclus should become the sport of the dogs of Troy. 18.176. /is fain to drag him away; and his heart biddeth him shear the head from the tender neck, and fix it on the stakes of the wall. Nay, up then, lie here no more! Let awe come upon thy soul that Patroclus should become the sport of the dogs of Troy. 18.177. /is fain to drag him away; and his heart biddeth him shear the head from the tender neck, and fix it on the stakes of the wall. Nay, up then, lie here no more! Let awe come upon thy soul that Patroclus should become the sport of the dogs of Troy. 18.333. /here in the land of Troy; since neither shall I come back to be welcomed of the old knight Peleus in his halls, nor of my mother Thetis, but even here shall the earth hold me fast. But now, Patroclus, seeing I shall after thee pass beneath the earth, I will not give thee burial till I have brought hither the armour and the head of Hector 18.334. /here in the land of Troy; since neither shall I come back to be welcomed of the old knight Peleus in his halls, nor of my mother Thetis, but even here shall the earth hold me fast. But now, Patroclus, seeing I shall after thee pass beneath the earth, I will not give thee burial till I have brought hither the armour and the head of Hector 18.335. /the slayer of thee, the great-souled; and of twelve glorious sons of the Trojans will I cut the throats before thy pyre in my wrath at thy slaying. Until then beside the beaked ships shalt thou lie, even as thou art, and round about thee shall deep-bosomed Trojan and Dardanian women
2. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 3 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 11.723-11.728 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Vergil, Aeneis, 2.272-2.277 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2.272. our doubt dispelled. His stratagems and tears 2.273. wrought victory where neither Tydeus' son 2.274. nor mountain-bred Achilles could prevail 2.275. nor ten years' war, nor fleets a thousand strong. 2.276. But now a vaster spectacle of fear 2.277. burst over us, to vex our startled souls.
5. Lucan, Pharsalia, 2.367, 2.375-2.376, 8.43-8.45, 8.57, 8.66-8.70, 8.72-8.85, 8.575-8.661 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Silius Italicus, Punica, 10.504-10.506, 10.510-10.511 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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achillas Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
achilles, and achillas Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
apotheosis Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 229
cato the younger, in lucan Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 225, 229
consolatio, consolatory tradition Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 229, 236
decapitation, chapter, as metaphor Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 77
decapitation, chapter, embalming of heads Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76
exemplum / exempla Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236
fate Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236
ghosts' Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76
ghosts Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 77, 251
jupiter Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 229
lentulus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 251
marks, raymond Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 251
nisus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 77
patroclus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
paulus, lucius aemilius, and pompey Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 251
paulus, lucius aemilius Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 251
pharsalus, battle Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76
pompey, abuse of Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
pompey, and hector Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
pompey, and paulus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 251
pompey, and priam Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
pompey, gnaeus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 77
pompey, sextus Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76, 77
pompey , in lucan Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 225, 229, 236
priam, and pompey' "59.0_77.0@syme, ronald, 'synecdochic hero'" Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 77
priam, and pompey Mcclellan, Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola (2019) 76
proficiens Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 229
providencex Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 229
virtue, (personified) virtue Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236