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Lucretius Carus, On The Nature Of Things, 4.732-4.748
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1. Aristophanes, Clouds, 347-350, 346 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

346. ἤδη ποτ' ἀναβλέψας εἶδες νεφέλην κενταύρῳ ὁμοίαν
2. Cicero, On The Nature of The Gods, 2.5 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2.5. how is the latter fact more evident than the former? Nothing but the presence in our minds of a firmly grasped concept of the deity could account for the stability and permanence of our belief in him, a belief which is only strengthened by the passage of the ages and grows more deeply rooted with each successive generation of mankind. In every other case we see that fictitious and unfounded opinions have dwindled away with lapse of time. Who believes that the Hippocentaur or the Chimaera ever existed? Where can you find an old wife senseless enough to be afraid of the monsters of the lower world that were once believed in? The years obliterate the inventions of the imagination, but confirm the judgements of nature. "Hence both in our own nation and among all others reverence for the gods and respect for religion grow continually stronger and more profound.
3. Cicero, Tusculan Disputations, 1.10-1.11 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

1.10. num nunc ex. num K 1 te illa terrent, triceps apud inferos Cerberus, Cocyti coyc ti R 1 fremitus, travectio traiectio ex trav. K 1 transv. V c mg. ('al trans') g Trag. inc.111 Acherontis, mento summam aquam aquam trisyll. cf. Lachm. ad Lucr. 6, 552 quam Nonii L 1 A A attingens amnem Bue. adtinget ( vel -it) senextus Nonii L 1 A A enectus siti Tantalus? summam... tantalus Non. 401,29 enectus ... Tantalus Prisc, GL 2, 470, 18 tantulus X ( corr. K 2 ) Nonii et Prisciani pars tum illud, quod Sisyphus sisyphius X ( sed 2. eras. in V. sis. K 1 aut c ) Nonii pars versat versus? cf. Marx ad Lucil. 1375 saxum sudans nitendo neque proficit hilum? tum ... hlium Non. 121,4; 353, 8. fortasse etiam inexorabiles iudices, Minos et Rhadamanthus? apud quos nec te L. Crassus defendet defendet om. RK 1 ( add. 2 ) nec M. Antonius nec, quoniam apud Graecos iudices res agetur, poteris adhibere Demosthenen; demostenen K tibi ipsi pro te erit maxima corona causa dicenda. dicenda causa K haec fortasse metuis et idcirco mortem censes esse sempiternum malum. Adeone me delirare censes, ut ista esse credam? An tu ante G 1 haec non an tu an non ( 2. an in r. ) V 1? credis? Minime vero. Male hercule narras. Cur? quaeso. Quia disertus dissertus KR 1 esse possem, si contra ista dicerem. Quis enim non in eius modi causa? aut quid negotii est haec poëtarum et pictorum portenta convincere? aut convincere Non. 375, 29 1.11. Atqui pleni libri sunt contra ista ipsa disserentium dissenentium G 1 (dissotium corr. G 1? ) RV 1 ( corr. ipse? ) diserentium K philosophorum. Inepte sane. quis enim est est om. K 1, add. c tam excors, quem ista moveant? commoveant V 2 Si ergo apud inferos miseri non sunt, ne sunt quidem apud inferos ulli. Ita prorsus prossus G existimo. Ubi sunt Inde ab ubi - 223, 24 iam sunt multa in K madore corrupta ergo i, quos miseros dicis, aut quem locum incolunt? si enim sunt, nusquam esse non possunt. Ego vero nusquam esse illos puto. Igitur ne esse quidem? Prorsus isto modo, et tamen miseros miseros cf. Serv. Aen. 4, 20 ob id ipsum quidem, quidem om. K quia nulli sint.
4. Lucretius Carus, On The Nature of Things, 1.188-1.190, 2.700-2.709, 3.296-3.307, 3.1011-3.1012, 4.129-4.140, 4.379-4.470, 4.472, 4.475, 4.478-4.484, 4.488-4.495, 4.507-4.510, 4.513-4.521, 4.722-4.731, 4.733-4.776, 5.878-5.889, 5.904-5.906, 5.920-5.924 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

5. Ovid, Tristia, 4.7.11-4.7.18 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Vergil, Aeneis, 7.674-7.675 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

7.674. blew a wild signal on a shepherd's horn 7.675. outflinging her infernal note so far
7. Persius, Saturae, 2 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

8. Pliny The Elder, Natural History, 7.35, 7.74-7.75 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

9. Seneca The Younger, Letters, 24.18, 82.16 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

10. Suetonius, Augustus, 72 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

11. Epicurus, Letter To Herodotus, 48



Subjects of this text:

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adynata Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
aetna Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
amazons Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
anachronism Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
animals, in lucretius Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
atomism Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
augustus Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
birth Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
centaurs Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123; Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219; Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
ceres Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
child Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
chimaera Gee, Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition (2013) 98
cicero, allusion by lucretius to Gee, Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition (2013) 97, 98
claudius Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
conopas Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
cyclopes Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
dream Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
dwarf Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
giants Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
gods, in lucretius Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
gods, in the georgics Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
head Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
hearing, in lucretius epicurean theory of the senses Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
horses Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
human Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
lucretius, allusion to ciceros aratea throughout drn Gee, Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition (2013) 97, 98
lucretius, animals in Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
lucretius, epicurean theory of sight Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
lucretius, myth in Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
metamorphosis Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
meteorology, clouds Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
mind, in lucretius epicurean theory of sight Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
monster' Laes Goodey and Rose, Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies (2013) 219
monsters Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
moon Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
myth, in lucretius Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
myth, in the georgics Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
optical illusion Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
palaephatus Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
perception, lucretius epicurean theory of perception/the senses Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
prometheus Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
remythologization Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
sense-perception Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
senses, in lucretius epicurean theory of the senses Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
senses, lucretius epicurean theory of sight Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
senses, lucretius epicurean theory of the senses Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
simulacra Lehoux et al., Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science (2013) 108
sirius Gee, Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition (2013) 97, 98
taste, in lucretius epicurean theory of the senses Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
touch, in lucretius epicurean theory of sight Nuno et al., SENSORIVM: The Senses in Roman Polytheism (2021) 56
typhoeus Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
virgil, reception of lucretius Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
xenophanes Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123
zoogony Gale, Virgil on the Nature of Things: The Georgics, Lucretius and the Didactic Tradition (2000) 123