hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Polybius, Histories 38 0 Browse Search
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 22 0 Browse Search
Pausanias, Description of Greece 18 0 Browse Search
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 18 0 Browse Search
Strabo, Geography 16 0 Browse Search
T. Maccius Plautus, Menaechmi, or The Twin Brothers (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 14 0 Browse Search
Plato, Letters 14 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 10 0 Browse Search
Aristotle, Politics 10 0 Browse Search
Plato, Laws 6 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in P. Vergilius Maro, Georgics (ed. J. B. Greenough). You can also browse the collection for Tarentum (Italy) or search for Tarentum (Italy) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

P. Vergilius Maro, Georgics (ed. J. B. Greenough), Book 2, line 177 (search)
plain which southward rising feeds the fern By curved ploughs detested, this one day Shall yield thee store of vines full strong to gush In torrents of the wine-god; this shall be Fruitful of grapes and flowing juice like that We pour to heaven from bowls of gold, what time The sleek Etruscan at the altar blows His ivory pipe, and on the curved dish We lay the reeking entrails. If to rear Cattle delight thee rather, steers, or lambs, Or goats that kill the tender plants, then seek Full-fed Tarentum's glades and distant fields, Or such a plain as luckless Mantua lost Whose weedy water feeds the snow-white swan: There nor clear springs nor grass the flocks will fail, And all the day-long browsing of thy herds Shall the cool dews of one brief night repair. Land which the burrowing share shows dark and rich, With crumbling soil—for this we counterfeit In ploughing—for corn is goodliest; from no field More wains thou'lt see wend home with plodding steers; Or that from which the husbandman