Thebaid


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Thebaid

the territory around ancient Thebes in Egypt, or sometimes around Thebes in Greece
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Significantly, at the very end of the Thebaid, the Argive women are compared to Bacchantes in their grief (12.
It will argue that while genealogy is often problematic, even ominous, it is actually used for a variety of purposes in the Thebaid.
Parce metu, Cytherea: 'Failed' Intertext Repetition in Statius' Thebaid, or, Don't Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before.
Ganiban, Statius and Virgil: The Thebaid and The Reinterpretation of the Aeneid, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
The final clause can hardly depend on the participle, and to read the [Unknown Words Omitted] as a reference to the Thebaid seems as arbitrary (or desperate) as C.
7, 491 limina nota, 9, 379 divortia nota, 10, 445 iussa superba, 11, 195 munera nota, 12, 22 oppida capta, 12, 877 iussa superba; Horace, Satires 2, 8, 39 vinaria tota, Epistles 1, 2, 22 aspera multa, 1, 15, 10 deversorta nota; Lucan 3, 472 corpora pressa, 4, 566 viscera lapsa, 10, 471 foedera sancta; Statius, Thebaid 2, 96 vellera nota, 2, 583 tegmina nota (-ne -to var.
This makes it closer to the figure for Statius' Thebaid (1: 1948), and preserves the marked differential with Silius' Punica (1:472).
5) Juvenal also tells us that Statius was also a popular poet but made little money with his Thebaid and had to write popular prose to make a living:
Maurice was a high official in the Thebaid region of Southern Egypt--an early center of Christianity.
Often, these catalogues feature troops and tribes (or both): Virgil enumerates the Italic people as well as the Etruscans, and thus, like Homer, combines geography and ethnography, while Lucan lists Caesar's troops just after the crossing of the Rubicon, and Statius presents his readers with the Argives and their captains in the fourth book of the Thebaid.
The traditional story is that the holy Theban legion was a Roman legion of Christian soldiers from Thebaid, Egypt, in the year A.
It is like an off-lying island and is opposite to Berenike, the point of departure for India, when one goes to the Thebaid, and lies off in the sea, about one day's sail by vessel, i.