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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352147–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.147
Published: 01 October 2016
... Institute Latin Texts (httplatin.packhum.org). Roman poets sometimes use the word barathrum to refer to Tartarus and sometimes use its Latin equivalents, gurges and vorago, cf. Lewis and Short s.v. gurges. The qualities of the gurges seem especially close to the dynamic earth-penetrating qualities of a...
Classical Antiquity. 2014; 332281–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.2.281
Published: 01 October 2014
... refers to a discussion in Nepos. 11. It cannot be on the top, which is occupied by the scene of the Gallic sack (8.652), or on the bottom (Tartarus, assuming hinc procul, 8.666 implies a diametrically opposite position), and the middle is occupied by the battle of Actium (8.675). For the arrangement of...
Classical Antiquity. 2006; 251179–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2006.25.1.179
Published: 01 April 2006
..., translated by Lattimore as the force of gravity Od. 11.597). Only in Hesiod s located beyond the gates of Tartarus, does epic entertain the idea of a region, terrible to gods and men, where objects that fall do not reach the ground, even after the passing of a year (Th. 740 44). classical antiquity...
Classical Antiquity. 2004; 232209–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2004.23.2.209
Published: 01 October 2004
Classical Antiquity. 1999; 182187–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011101
Published: 01 October 1999
Classical Antiquity. 1995; 142245–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011022
Published: 01 October 1995
...' most famous descendant, L. Sergius Catilina, was in fact driven disastrously outside of the legitimate channels of political competition by his furor. The link with Catiline will be confirmed in retrospect when we see Catiline depicted on the shield of Aeneas being punished in Tartarus in a position...
Classical Antiquity. 1988; 72208–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010888
Published: 01 October 1988
... include villains and anarchists from Rome's past, some of whom have broken out of Tartarus. The Optimates, with whom Pompey is affiliated, are cast in gloom, anticipating the results of the battle. The only cheerful man among them is Brutus, the man who expelled the last of Rome's kings. (The explanation...
Classical Antiquity. 1984; 32236–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010817
Published: 01 October 1984
... involve goddesses seeking vengeance.21 Juno's descent to Tartarus is an extreme measure, and she herself empha sizes that she must avail herself of another power because her own has been exhausted (426-31). Her resort to another power, in other words, is necessitated by her own weakness and is a...
Classical Antiquity. 1983; 21117–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010788
Published: 01 April 1983
..., nearly twenty years later in his poetic translation (Baltimore 1980) of Pindar-it is done into lines of very unequal length renders Pindar's splendid description of Tantalus, now thrown out of his banquet hall into deepest Tartarus, e6ppoaoivaq dAxat, as "in his distraction" (0. 1.58). Also G. Arrighetti...
Classical Antiquity. 1977; 1057–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010713
Published: 01 January 1977
... former ruler on Olympus who now inhabits Tartarus. In Latin literature, he becomes a semi-historical figure who found refuge in Italy and who left a significant mark upon this land which once sheltered him. This conception of Saturnus seems to develop during the late Republic and early Augustan period...
Classical Antiquity. 1971; 4203–217 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010624
Published: 01 January 1971
... characterized by an extravagance of expression. When Virgil in Aen. 6.563 wrote sceleratum insistere limen, he used a bold expression indeed, but a natural transference of epithet in which the wickedness of the souls within is conceived of as inhering in the threshold to Tartarus. The poet of sceleratas poenas...