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Martial, Epigrams, 2.52


nanTO MAXIMUS: Do you wish to become free? You lie, Maximus, you do not wish it. But if you should wish to become so, you can in this way. You will be free, if you give up dining out; if the Veientan grape assuages your thirst; if you can smile at the golden dishes of the querulous Cinna; if you can be content in a toga like mine; if a plebeian mistress becomes yours for a coupe of small coins; if you can submit to lower your head when you enter your house. If you have strength and force of mind such as this, you may live more free than the monarch of Parthia.


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

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1. Anon., Jubilees, 15.33-15.34 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

15.33. For Ishmael and his sons and his brothers and Esau, the Lord did not cause to approach Him, and he chose them not because they are the children of Abraham, because He knew them, but He chose Israel to be His people. 15.34. And He sanctified it, and gathered it from amongst all the children of men ;
2. Martial, Epigrams, 1.23, 1.96, 2.14, 2.48, 3.20, 3.68, 3.72, 3.87, 6.93, 7.35, 7.82, 9.33, 11.52, 11.75 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

3. Martial, Epigrams, 1.23, 1.96, 2.14, 2.48, 2.52, 3.20, 3.68, 3.72, 3.87, 6.93, 7.35, 7.82, 9.33, 11.52, 11.75 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

4. Seneca The Younger, Natural Questions, 1.16.3 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
abbahu, r. Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
admission fees, anxieties Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
alcohol McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
alexander severus Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157
baths McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
body shaming Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
brothels, at pompeii McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
brothels, definitions McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
caesarea maritima Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
caupona McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
circumcision Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152, 157
clothes, bathing suits Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157
clothes, garments used in the bath Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157
deversorium/a McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
england (medieval) McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
hellenism and hellenistic world Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
interior and structure, licentious atmosphere Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152, 157
iron age Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
israelites Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
jewish society, revolts against rome Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
jews, neighbors Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
jubilees, book of Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
juvenal Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
martial Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152, 157
mixed (and separate) bathing for men and women Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152, 157
nudity Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152, 157
ovid Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
palestine (syria palaestina) Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
pompeii, sarno baths McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
popina/ae' McGinn, The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman world: A study of Social History & The Brothel (2004) 208
rabbinic halakhah Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157
religious ceremonies (processions, festivals, rituals) Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
roman civilization, norms Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
seneca the younger Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 152
sicily Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157
social hierarchy Eliav, A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean (2023) 157