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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.630


nanIts thoughts to such an enterprise? Do thus Our fates press on the world? Is Rome thus fallen That in our civil frays the Phaxian sword Finds place, or Egypt? O, may civil war Be thus far faithful that the hand which strikes Be of our kindred; and the foreign fiend Held worlds apart! Pompeius, great in soul, Noble in spirit, had deserved a death From Caesar's self. And, king, hast thou no fear At such a ruin of so great a name?


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

9 results
1. Plato, Theaetetus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 3.931-3.939 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

3. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 11.723-11.728, 15.259-15.452 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Ovid, Tristia, 5.10 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Vergil, Aeneis, 7.648, 8.7, 10.849-10.854 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

7.648. now roused this wanderer in their ravening chase 8.7. enkindled youth's hot blood. The chieftains proud 10.849. ome cruel close his guiltless day shall see— 10.850. or far from truth I stray! O, that I were 10.851. the dupe of empty fears! and O, that thou 10.852. wouldst but refashion to some happier end 10.854. She ceased; and swiftly from the peak of heaven
6. Lucan, Pharsalia, 3.448-3.449, 5.58-5.59, 8.43-8.45, 8.56-8.57, 8.66-8.70, 8.72-8.85, 8.88-8.105, 8.109-8.110, 8.118-8.120, 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, 8.575-8.629, 8.631-8.661, 8.663-8.711, 8.713-8.742 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

7. Plutarch, On Common Conceptions Against The Stoics, None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

8. Seneca The Younger, De Providentia (Dialogorum Liber I), 2.7-2.9 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

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



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aeson Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 276
anger, divine Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
anger, in roman epic Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
anger Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 234
caesar, julius, favored by fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
cannae Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
cato the younger, in lucan Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 225, 235, 239
civil war Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
consolatio, consolatory tradition Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236, 239, 241
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
epic poetry, roman Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
exemplum / exempla Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236
fate Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246; Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 234, 236
flaminius Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
fortuna Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
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
ira/irasci, and pompey Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
lucan Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
murder, of pompey Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
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
pompey, death of Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
pompey, funeral of Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
pompey Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
pompey , in lucan Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 225, 234, 235, 236, 239, 241
ptolemy Braund and Most, Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen (2004) 246
pythagoras Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 234
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
socrates Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 235, 239
soul Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 276
spectacle Roumpou, Ritual and the Poetics of Closure in Flavian Literature (2023) 123
virtue, (personified) virtue' Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 236
zeus Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 239