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Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.746-8.753


nanThat lonely isle apart thy bane hath been And stayed thy coming. Caesar to the NileHas won before us; for what other hand May do such work? But whosoe'er thou art Sent from the gods with power, for Caesar's ire, Or thine own sake, to slay, thou dost not know Where lies the heart of Magnus. Haste and do! Such were his prayer — no other punishment Befits the conquered. Yet let him ere his end See mine, Cornelia's. On me the blame


nanThat lonely isle apart thy bane hath been And stayed thy coming. Caesar to the NileHas won before us; for what other hand May do such work? But whosoe'er thou art Sent from the gods with power, for Caesar's ire, Or thine own sake, to slay, thou dost not know Where lies the heart of Magnus. Haste and do! Such were his prayer — no other punishment Befits the conquered. Yet let him ere his end See mine, Cornelia's. On me the blame


nanThat lonely isle apart thy bane hath been And stayed thy coming. Caesar to the NileHas won before us; for what other hand May do such work? But whosoe'er thou art Sent from the gods with power, for Caesar's ire, Or thine own sake, to slay, thou dost not know Where lies the heart of Magnus. Haste and do! Such were his prayer — no other punishment Befits the conquered. Yet let him ere his end See mine, Cornelia's. On me the blame


nanThat lonely isle apart thy bane hath been And stayed thy coming. Caesar to the NileHas won before us; for what other hand May do such work? But whosoe'er thou art Sent from the gods with power, for Caesar's ire, Or thine own sake, to slay, thou dost not know Where lies the heart of Magnus. Haste and do! Such were his prayer — no other punishment Befits the conquered. Yet let him ere his end See mine, Cornelia's. On me the blame


nanOf all these wars, who sole of Roman wives Followed my spouse afield nor feared the fates; And in disaster, when the kings refused, Received and cherished him. Did I deserve Thus to be left of thee, and didst thou seek To spare me? And when rushing on thine end Was I to live? Without the monarch's help Death shall be mine, either by headlong leap Beneath the waters; or some sailor's hand Shall bind around this neck the fatal cord;


nanOf all these wars, who sole of Roman wives Followed my spouse afield nor feared the fates; And in disaster, when the kings refused, Received and cherished him. Did I deserve Thus to be left of thee, and didst thou seek To spare me? And when rushing on thine end Was I to live? Without the monarch's help Death shall be mine, either by headlong leap Beneath the waters; or some sailor's hand Shall bind around this neck the fatal cord;


nanOf all these wars, who sole of Roman wives Followed my spouse afield nor feared the fates; And in disaster, when the kings refused, Received and cherished him. Did I deserve Thus to be left of thee, and didst thou seek To spare me? And when rushing on thine end Was I to live? Without the monarch's help Death shall be mine, either by headlong leap Beneath the waters; or some sailor's hand Shall bind around this neck the fatal cord;


nanOf all these wars, who sole of Roman wives Followed my spouse afield nor feared the fates; And in disaster, when the kings refused, Received and cherished him. Did I deserve Thus to be left of thee, and didst thou seek To spare me? And when rushing on thine end Was I to live? Without the monarch's help Death shall be mine, either by headlong leap Beneath the waters; or some sailor's hand Shall bind around this neck the fatal cord;


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1. Lucan, Pharsalia, 2.27, 7.770-7.776, 7.785-7.786, 7.852, 8.713-8.742, 8.747-8.753, 8.755-8.793, 8.798-8.799, 8.804-8.815, 8.820-8.822, 8.831-8.833, 8.835-8.837, 8.843-8.846, 8.855-8.859, 8.871-8.872, 9.1-9.18, 9.64, 9.153-9.154, 9.1010-9.1104, 10.329-10.333 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2. Plutarch, Pompey, 80 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

3. Statius, Siluae, 3.2.101-3.2.126 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
alexander the great,model for viri militares Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
antiphony Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
antony (marcus antonius) Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
assimilated in rome,emblematic of egyptian theriomorphism Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
caesar,julius,and pompey Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
caesar,julius,mutinous soldiers of Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
caesar,julius,soldiers cared for by Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
celer,maecius,protégé of isis Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
civil war Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
commercialism and egypt Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50
cordus Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
cornelia Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
cosmopolitanism,flavian Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
cupido,desire for the nile and egypt Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
egypt,prize for viri militares Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
egypt,tourist destination Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50, 215
evokes alexander the great Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
evokes roman civil war Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
families,commanders and soldiers as Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
families,in lucan Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
funeral rites/burials Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
homer,lucans use of Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
homer,model / anti-model for lucan Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
homer,praise in Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
hospes,hospitium Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 54
imagining,imagination Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 57
jupiter (also zeus) Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50, 54, 57
libya,libyan Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50
logos,logoi,and statius Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
lucan bellum civile,commanders and soldiers in Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
lucan bellum civile,death in Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
lucan bellum civile,families in Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
lucan bellum civile,mourning in Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
lucan bellum civile Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
metanarrative perspectives Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 54
narrator' Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
nile,familiar and unfamiliar experiences Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
nile,past and present Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
osiris,egyptian deity Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
pelusium,mouth of the nile Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 57, 215
pliny the elder,and egyptian deities Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
pompey,and caesar Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey,as object of lament Joseph (2022), Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic, 237
pompey,assassination of Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey,body of Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey,death and funeral of Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey,mourning for Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey,soldiers as family to Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
pompey (gnaeus pompeius magnus),defines egypt and the nile Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
pompey (gnaeus pompeius magnus),escapes the nile in lucan Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50, 54, 57
pompey (gnaeus pompeius magnus),in statius silvae Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
prevents caesars murder in lucan Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50, 57
revisionism,of egypt and the nile Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 54, 215
rome,in lucan Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
rulers and ruled,love between Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
soldiers and cato the younger,commanders as family of Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
soldiers and cato the younger,devotion of to pompey Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35
stoicism,roman Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 57
tombs,of alexander the great Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
tombs,of cleopatra Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 215
tombs,of pompey Manolaraki (2012), Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to Philostratus, 50, 54, 57, 215
wives,in lucan Fertik (2019), The Ruler's House: Contesting Power and Privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome, 35