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Ovid, Metamorphoses, 6.57-6.66


quod digiti expediunt, atque inter stamina ductumworn out and witless in your palsied age


percusso paviunt insecti pectine dentes.a great age is your great misfortune!— Let


Utraque festinant cinctaeque ad pectora vestesyour daughter and your son's wife—if the God


bracchia docta movent, studio fallente laborem.have blessed you—let them profit by your words;


Illic et Tyrium quae purpura sensit aenumwithin myself, my knowledge is contained


texitur et tenues parvi discriminis umbraeufficient; you need not believe that your


qualis ab imbre solet percussis solibus arcusadvice does any good; for I am quite


inficere ingenti longum curvamine caelum:unchanged in my opinion. Get you gone,—


in quo diversi niteant cum mille coloresadvise your goddess to come here herself


transitus ipse tamen spectantia lumina fallit;and not avoid the contest!”


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

2 results
1. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.175-1.176, 6.1-6.56, 6.58-6.145, 15.852-15.879 (1st cent. BCE - missingth cent. CE)

2. Ovid, Tristia, 2.207-2.212 (1st cent. BCE - missingth cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
aetiology,origins,causae Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
antiquarian literature Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
arachne,contest with minerva Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
arachne Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
artists and gods Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
astronomy,stars Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
audience,nymphs as judges and Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
audiences,power of Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
augustan religious innovations Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
augustus/octavian,as reader Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
augustus/octavian,relation with the gods Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
autocracy Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
barber,elizabeth j. w. Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
calendar Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
concordia,concord Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
discrepancies in the imperial discourse Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
doubt Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
dynastic strife Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
ekphrasis,,artistic process and Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
epic Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
eulogy Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
fasti praenestini Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
gender,weaving as womens activity Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
heffernan,james a. w. Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
hermeneutic,alibi Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
hubris,,artistic arrogance Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
hyperbole Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
immortality Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
imperial family Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
inventions,of aetiologies Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
irony,ironic Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
judgment Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
literary genre Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
morality,moralistic language,immoral behaviour Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
morality Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
nymphs,as audience and judges Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
ovids poems,metamorphoses Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
performance Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
playfulness Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
poets,rivalry with the princeps Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
power,arbitrary Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
power,of audiences Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
propaganda Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21
relation with reality Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
religious-political legitimisation Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
religious innovations Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
revisionary Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 22
rosati,gianpiero Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
sexuality Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
sharrock,alison Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
verrius flaccus Erker (2023), Ambiguity and Religion in Ovid’s Fasti: Religious Innovation and the Imperial Family, 56
visual texts Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21, 22
weaving,as gendered activity Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
weaving,ekphrasis and Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
weaving,process and techniques described Johnson (2008), Ovid before Exile: Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses, 77
women' Pandey (2018), The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome, 21