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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Lucan, Pharsalia, 9.603-9.604


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


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, Odyssey, 9.39-9.41, 9.67-9.75, 9.82-9.104 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Lucan, Pharsalia, 1.128, 6.807-6.809, 8.835, 8.859-8.862, 9.3-9.4, 9.7-9.11, 9.17, 9.599-9.601, 9.604 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

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africa, in the ph. Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
apostrophe Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 248
cato the younger, as anti-odyssean Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189
cato the younger Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 185
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, lucans use of Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 248
homer, model / anti-model for lucan Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 189, 248
homer, reproach in Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 248
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
nero Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 185
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
pompey Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 185
rabirius Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172
roma, as a character Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 248
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
soul' Konstan and Garani, The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (2014) 185
syrtes Joseph, Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic (2022) 172