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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 10 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 8 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Friends and foes. (search)
identified with the Cornificius mentioned by Ovid (Trist. II.436) in connection with other verse-writers of the period of Catullus. It is not so clear, though quite possible, that he is the Q. Cornificius to whom Cicero wrote friendly letters (Fam. XII. 17-30), dated between 45 and 43 B.C. This Cornificius was an active officer of Julius Caesar, a member of the college of augurs, and later governor of the province of Africa, which he endeavored to hold against T. Sextius, the general of the second triumvirate. His death is mentioned by Jerome under date of 41 B.C.: Cornificius poeta a militibus desertus interiit, quos saepe fugientes 'galeatos lepores' adpellarat. Jerome If this be the friend of Catullus, he may perhaps be counted as another of the group of young writers won over by Caesar from the ranks of his
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 45 (search)
.45. pote: for potest; cf. Catul. 17.24n. perire: usually with the person loved as direct object; cf. Pl. Poen. 1095earum hic alteram efflictim perit (cf. deperire in Catul. 35.12; Catul. 100.2); or as instrumental ablative, a construction common in he Augustan poets. solus: etc. cf. Hor. Carm. 3.27.51 utinam inter nuda leones . Libya: i.e. Africa; on its lions cf. Hor. Carm. 1.22.15 Iubae tellus, leonum arida nutrix ; Plin. NH 6.195. India tosta: cf. Verg. G. 4.425 rapidus [rabidus?] torrens sitientis Sirius Indos ardebat caelo ; Tib. 2.3.55 comites fusci, quos India torret. caesio leoni: cf. Hom. Il. 20.172 [le/wn] glaudio/wn d' i)qu\s fe/retai me/nei