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Lucan, Pharsalia, 9.599-9.600


nanDoth most deserve its pangs." Then in his wrath Dashed down the helmet, and the scanty spring, Thus by their leader spurned, sufficed for all. Now had they reached that temple which possess Sole in all Libya, th' untutored tribes Of Garamantians. Here holds his seat (So saith the story) a prophetic Jove, Wielding no thunderbolts, nor like to ours, The Libyan Hammen of the curved horn. No wealth adorns his fane by Afric tribes


nanBestowed, nor glittering hoard of Eastern gems. Though rich Arabians, Ind and EthiopKnow him alone as Jove, still is he poor Holding his shrine by riches undefiled Through time, and god as of the olden days Spurns all the wealth of Rome. That here some god Dwells, witnesses the only grove That buds in Libya — for that which grows Upon the arid dust which Leptis parts From Berenice, knows no leaves; alone


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

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1. Homer, Iliad, 3.146-3.155 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3.146. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.147. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.148. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.149. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. And they that were about Priam and Panthous and Thymoetes and Lampus and Clytius and Hicetaon, scion of Ares, and Ucalegon and Antenor, men of prudence both, sat as elders of the people at the Scaean gates. 3.150. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.151. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.152. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.153. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.154. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.155. /softly they spake winged words one to another:Small blame that Trojans and well-greaved Achaeans should for such a woman long time suffer woes; wondrously like is she to the immortal goddesses to look upon. But even so, for all that she is such an one, let her depart upon the ships
2. Homer, Odyssey, 9.39-9.41, 9.67-9.75, 9.82-9.104 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3. Propertius, Elegies, 2.14.23-2.14.24 (1st cent. BCE

4. Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.553, 9.600-9.601, 9.603-9.604 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Seneca The Younger, Troades, 1069-1087, 1068 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Suetonius, Iulius, 37.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

7. Suetonius, Vespasianus, 12 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achilles Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
africa, in the ph. Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
astyanax Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
capitol, processions Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
cato the younger, as anti-odyssean Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
cato the younger Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
cornelius severus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
crash landing in libya Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
julius caesar, triumphs of Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
metapoetic diction, locus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
naevius, model and anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
nostos, as master-trope explored by lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
odysseus Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
polyxena Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
pompey (the great), triumphs and honours Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
rabirius Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
sea power and seafaring, landings Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
sea power and seafaring, naval battles Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
sea power and seafaring Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
seneca Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
spectacle in public life Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
syrtes Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
triumphs Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
triumphs spurned' Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
troy Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
velabrum Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6
vespasian, emperor Jenkyns, God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination (2013) 6