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Browsing named entities in M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley). You can also browse the collection for Elis (Greece) or search for Elis (Greece) in all documents.

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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 1, line 291 (search)
As when at Elis' festival a horse In stable pent gnaws at his prison bars Impatient, and should clamour from without Strike on his ear, bounds furious at restraint, So then was Caesar, eager for the fight, Stirred by the words of Curio. To the ranks He bids his soldiers; with majestic mien And hand commanding silence as they come. Comrades,' he cried, ' victorious returned, 'Who by my side for ten long years have faced, 'Mid Alpine winters and on Arctic shores, 'The thousand dangers of the battle-field--- Is this our country's welcome, this her prize ' For death and wounds and Roman blood outpoured? ' Rome arms her choicest sons; the sturdy oaks ' Are felled to make a fleet;-what could she more ' If from the Alps fierce Hannibal were come ' With all his Punic host? " By land and sea ' Caesar shall fly!" Fly? Though in adverse war ' Our best had fallen, and the savage Gaul ' Were hard upon our track, we would not fly. 'And now, when fortune smiles and kindly gods ' Beckon us on to g
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 2, line 67 (search)
ied; another from the height ' Fell headlong down upon the unpitying earth, ' And from the encrimsoned victor snatched his death: ' One built his funeral pyre and oped his veins, ' And scaled the furnace ere his blood was gone. ' Borne through the trembling town the leaders' heads ' Were piled in middle forum: hence men knew ' Of murders else unpublished. Not on gates ' Of Diomedes,Diomedes was said to feed his horses on human flesh. For Antaeus see Book IV., 660. OEnomaus was king of Pisa in Elis. Those who came to sue for his daughter's hand had to compete with him in a chariot race, and if defeated were put to death. tyrant king of Thrace, ' Nor of Antaeus, Libya's giant brood, ' Were hung such horrors; nor in Pisa's hall 'Were seen and wept for when the suitors died. ' Decay had touched the features of the slain ' When round the mouldering heap, with trembling steps ' The grief-struck parents sought and stole their dead. ' I, too, the body of my brother slain ' Thought to remove,