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Valerius Flaccus Gaius, Argonautica, 1.489-1.493
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1. Euripides, Medea, 9-10 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

10. to slay their father and come to live here in the land of Corinth with her husband and children, where her exile found favour with the citizens to whose land she had come, and in all things of her own accord was she at one with Jason, the greatest safeguard thi
2. Cicero, On Duties, 2.23-2.24 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

2.23. Omnium autem rerum nec aptius est quicquam ad opes tuendas ac tenendas quam diligi nec alienius quam timeri. Praeclare enim Ennius: Quém metuunt, odérunt; quem quisque ódit, periisse éxpetit. Multorum autem odiis nullas opes posse obsistere, si antea fuit ignotum, nuper est cognitum. Nec vero huius tyranni solum, quem armis oppressa pertulit civitas ac paret cum maxime mortuo, interitus declarat, quantum odium hominum valeat ad pestem, sed reliquorum similes exitus tyrannorum, quorum haud fere quisquam talem interitum effugit; malus enim est custos diuturnitatis metus contraque benivolentia fidelis vel ad perpetuitatem. 2.24. Sed iis, qui vi oppresses imperio coercent, sit sane adhibenda saevitia, ut eris in famulos, si aliter teneri non possunt; qui vero in libera civitate ita se instruunt, ut metuantur, iis nihil potest esse dementius. Quamvis enim sint demersae leges alicuius opibus, quamvis timefacta libertas, emergunt tamen haec aliquando aut iudiciis tacitis aut occultis de honore suffragiis. Acriores autem morsus sunt intermissae libertatis quam retentae. Quod igitur latissime patet neque ad incolumitatem solum, sed etiam ad opes et potentiam valet plurimum, id amplectamur, ut metus absit, caritas retineatur. Ita facillime, quae volemus, et privatis in rebus et in re publica consequemur. Etenim qui se metui volent, a quibus metuentur, eosdem metuant ipsi necesse est. 2.23.  But, of all motives, none is better adapted to secure influence and hold it fast than love; nothing is more foreign to that end than fear. For Ennius says admirably: "Whom they fear they hate. And whom one hates, one hopes to see him dead." And we recently discovered, if it was not known before, that no amount of power can withstand the hatred of the many. The death of this tyrant, whose yoke the state endured under the constraint of armed force and whom it still obeys more humbly than ever, though he is dead, illustrates the deadly effects of popular hatred; and the same lesson is taught by the similar fate of all other despots, of whom practically no one has ever escaped such a death. For fear is but a poor safeguard of lasting power; while affection, on the other hand, may be trusted to keep it safe for ever. 2.24.  But those who keep subjects in check by force would of course have to employ severity — masters, for example, toward their servants, when these cannot be held in control in any other way. But those who in a free state deliberately put themselves in a position to be feared are the maddest of the mad. For let the laws be never so much overborne by some one individual's power, let the spirit of freedom be never so intimidated, still sooner or later they assert themselves either through unvoiced public sentiment, or through secret ballots disposing of some high office of state. Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered. Let us, then, embrace this policy, which appeals to every heart and is the strongest support not only of security but also of influence and power — namely, to banish fear and cleave to love. And thus we shall most easily secure success both in private and in public life. Furthermore, those who wish to be feared must inevitably be afraid of those whom they intimidate.
3. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 7.297-7.349 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Vergil, Aeneis, 10.843-10.859 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

10.843. ome larger grace, and fain would touch or change 10.844. the issue of the war, then art thou fed 10.845. on expectation vain.” With weeping eyes 10.846. Juno made answer: “Can it be thy mind 10.847. gives what thy words refuse, and Turnus' life 10.848. if rescued, may endure? Yet afterward 10.849. ome cruel close his guiltless day shall see— 10.850. or far from truth I stray! O, that I were 10.851. the dupe of empty fears! and O, that thou 10.852. wouldst but refashion to some happier end 10.854. She ceased; and swiftly from the peak of heaven 10.855. moved earthward, trailing cloud-wrack through the air 10.856. and girdled with the storm. She took her way 10.857. to where Troy 's warriors faced Laurentum's line. 10.858. There of a hollow cloud the goddess framed 10.859. a shape of airy, unsubstantial shade
5. Seneca The Younger, Medea, 665-667, 664 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

6. Valerius Flaccus Gaius, Argonautica, 1.39-1.40, 1.60-1.63, 1.153-1.155, 1.164-1.173, 1.490-1.493, 1.700-1.729, 1.809-1.810, 1.819-1.820, 1.847-1.848, 3.20-3.31, 3.551-3.564, 6.147-6.149 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)



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acastus Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
aeneas Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
aeson Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 58
alcimede Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 58
animal, decision-making Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
animal, empathy Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75
animal, in ritual Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
animal, sympathy Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75
ascanius Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
atreus Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
bird Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
caesar, c. julius, lucan Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 58
cicero, fear Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
cybele Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75
cyzicus Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
deer Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75
elegy Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
euripides, medea Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
fear, and hatred Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
genre Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
golden fleece Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
halcyon Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
hercules Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
homer, iliad Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
horse Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74
hunting Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
hylas Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58, 74, 75
jason Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58; Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
juno, aen. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
juno, arg. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
juno, sen. herc. fur. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
lion Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75
medea, arg. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
medea, eur. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
medea, ovids met. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
medea, sen. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
medea Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58, 74
mezentius Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58
ovid Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58, 74
pelias, and/as atreus Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58
pelias, as mezentius Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58
pelias, feminized Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58
pelias Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57, 58; Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58, 74, 75
rage, characteristic of tyrant' Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 58
rage, characteristic of tyrant Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
seneca, herc. fur. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
seneca, thy. Agri, Reading Fear in Flavian Epic: Emotion, Power, and Stoicism (2022) 57
simile Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 58
stoicism Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
tiger Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 74, 75
trophy Mackay, Animal Encounters in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica (2022) 75