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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 44 44 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Charles Simmons, The Metamorphoses of Ovid, Books XIII and XIV. You can also browse the collection for 146 BC or search for 146 BC in all documents.

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Charles Simmons, The Metamorphoses of Ovid, Books XIII and XIV, book 13, commLine 681 (search)
cratera, apparently of bronze with a chased rim of gold (700), just as Athenaeus (xi. 76-9) quotes and illustrates the description ( Il.XI. 631-6) of the cup of Nestor , itself of silver, ornamented with studs and other ornaments in gold. One variety of bronze, aes Corinthium, said to have been produced by accident in the conflagration which attended the capture of the city, 146 B.c., was a mixture of gold, silver, and copper, and from its rarity, or because it did not readily develop verdigris, was more highly valued than gold itself. For a similar gift see Virg. Aen.V. 535-8, and for the large size of such a bowl, ib. IX. 346, where Rhoetus hides himself behind one.