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Vergil, Aeneis, 6.183-6.192


Nec non Aeneas opera inter talia primusIf such mad quest be now thy pleasure—hear


hortatur socios, paribusque accingitur armis.What must be first fulfilled . A certain tree


Atque haec ipse suo tristi cum corde volutatHides in obscurest shade a golden bough


aspectans silvam inmensam, et sic voce precatur:Of pliant stems and many a leaf of gold


Si nunc se nobis ille aureus arbore ramusSacred to Proserpine, infernal Queen.


ostendat nemore in tanto, quando omnia vereFar in the grove it hides; in sunless vale


heu nimium de te vates, Misene, locuta est.Deep shadows keep it in captivity.


Vix ea fatus erat, geminae cum forte columbaeNo pilgrim to that underworld can pass


ipsa sub ora viri caelo venere volantesBut he who plucks this burgeoned, leafy gold;


et viridi sedere solo. Tum maximus herosFor this hath beauteous Proserpine ordained


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

6 results
1. Homer, Odyssey, 12.15 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica, 2.835-2.863 (3rd cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

2.835. ἔνθα δὲ ναυτιλίης μὲν ἐρητύοντο μέλεσθαι 2.836. ἀμφὶ δὲ κηδείῃ νέκυος μένον ἀσχαλόωντες. 2.837. ἤματα δὲ τρία πάντα γόων· ἑτέρῳ δέ μιν ἤδη 2.838. τάρχυον μεγαλωστί· συνεκτερέιζε δὲ λαὸς 2.839. αὐτῷ ὁμοῦ βασιλῆι Λύκῳ· παρὰ δʼ ἄσπετα μῆλα 2.840. ἣ θέμις οἰχομένοισι, ταφήια λαιμοτόμησαν. 2.841. καὶ δή τοι κέχυται τοῦδʼ ἀνέρος ἐν χθονὶ κείνῃ 2.842. τύμβος· σῆμα δʼ ἔπεστι καὶ ὀψιγόνοισιν ἰδέσθαι 2.843. νηίου ἐκ κοτίνοιο φάλαγξ· θαλέθει δέ τε φύλλοις 2.844. ἄκρης τυτθὸν ἔνερθʼ Ἀχερουσίδος. εἰ δέ με καὶ τὸ 2.845. χρειὼ ἀπηλεγέως Μουσέων ὕπο γηρύσασθαι 2.846. τόνδε πολισσοῦχον διεπέφραδε Βοιωτοῖσιν 2.847. Νισαίοισί τε Φοῖβος ἐπιρρήδην ἱλάεσθαι 2.848. ἀμφὶ δὲ τήνγε φάλαγγα παλαιγενέος κοτίνοιο 2.849. ἄστυ βαλεῖν· οἱ δʼ ἀντὶ θεουδέος Αἰολίδαο 2.850. Ἴδμονος εἰσέτι νῦν Ἀγαμήστορα κυδαίνουσιν. 2.851. τίς γὰρ δὴ θάνεν ἄλλος; ἐπεὶ καὶ ἔτʼ αὖτις ἔχευαν 2.852. ἥρωες τότε τύμβον ἀποφθιμένου ἑτάροιο. 2.853. δοιὰ γὰρ οὖν κείνων ἔτι σήματα φαίνεται ἀνδρῶν. 2.854. Ἁγνιάδην Τῖφυν θανέειν φάτις· οὐδέ οἱ ἦεν 2.855. μοῖρʼ ἔτι ναυτίλλεσθαι ἑκαστέρω. ἀλλά νυ καὶ τὸν 2.856. αὖθι μινυνθαδίη πάτρης ἑκὰς εὔνασε νοῦσος 2.857. εἰσότʼ Ἀβαντιάδαο νέκυν κτερέιξεν ὅμιλος. 2.858. ἄτλητον δʼ ὀλοῷ ἐπὶ πήματι κῆδος ἕλοντο. 2.859. δὴ γὰρ ἐπεὶ καὶ τόνδε παρασχεδὸν ἐκτερέιξαν 2.860. αὐτοῦ, ἀμηχανίῃσιν ἁλὸς προπάροιθε πεσόντες 2.861. ἐντυπὰς εὐκήλως εἰλυμένοι οὔτε τι σίτου 2.862. μνώοντʼ οὔτε ποτοῖο· κατήμυσαν δʼ ἀχέεσσιν 2.863. θυμόν, ἐπεὶ μάλα πολλὸν ἀπʼ ἐλπίδος ἔπλετο νόστος.
3. Vergil, Aeneis, 6.176-6.182, 6.184-6.192, 6.201-6.204, 6.211, 6.232-6.235 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

6.176. Or quenchless virtue carried to the stars 6.177. Children of gods, have such a victory won. 6.178. Grim forests stop the way, and, gliding slow 6.179. Cocytus circles through the sightless gloom. 6.180. But if it be thy dream and fond desire 6.181. Twice o'er the Stygian gulf to travel, twice 6.182. On glooms of Tartarus to set thine eyes 6.201. Nor strong, sharp steel, to rend it from the tree. 6.202. Another task awaits; thy friend's cold clay 6.203. Lies unentombed. Alas! thou art not ware 6.204. (While in my house thou lingerest, seeking light) 6.232. To blow his shell-shaped horn, and wildly dared 6.233. Challenge the gods themselves to rival song; 6.234. Till jealous Triton, if the tale be true 6.235. Grasped the rash mortal, and out-flung him far
4. Valerius Flaccus Gaius, Argonautica, 5.1-5.62 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Augustine, Confessions, 1.13.20 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)

6. Gennadius of Marseilles 5Th Cent, Catalogue of Illustrious Men, 18 (5th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)



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aeneas Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
baiae Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
elpenor Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
euploea Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
gennadius Yates and Dupont, The Bible in Christian North Africa: Part I: Commencement to the Confessiones of Augustine (ca. 180 to 400 CE) (2020) 295
golden bough Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
idmon Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
jason Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
katabasis Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
limon Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
lucrinus, lake Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
misenus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
nesis Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
palinurus Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
pausilypum Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
pollius felix Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
pollius temple of Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
puteoli Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
steinhauser, k. Yates and Dupont, The Bible in Christian North Africa: Part I: Commencement to the Confessiones of Augustine (ca. 180 to 400 CE) (2020) 295
surrentum Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
tiphys Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
tyconius, and vetus latina Yates and Dupont, The Bible in Christian North Africa: Part I: Commencement to the Confessiones of Augustine (ca. 180 to 400 CE) (2020) 295
tyconius, educational background Yates and Dupont, The Bible in Christian North Africa: Part I: Commencement to the Confessiones of Augustine (ca. 180 to 400 CE) (2020) 295
valerius flaccus, and apollonius rhodius Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
valerius flaccus, and virgil Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
valerius flaccus, funerals in Augoustakis, Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past (2014) 110
venus' Putnam et al., The Poetic World of Statius' Silvae (2023) 137
virgil, aeneid Yates and Dupont, The Bible in Christian North Africa: Part I: Commencement to the Confessiones of Augustine (ca. 180 to 400 CE) (2020) 295