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totiens, a generalisation from the one incident mentioned in 91. Cf. the use of the plural in 376, and the similar use of totiens in Virg. Aen.I. 407. unam . . . iram, ‘by anger and by anger alone is overborne.’ There was a celebrated picture at Rome by Timomachus, representing Ajax in his madness meditating suicide. It is mentioned with its companion picture, the Medea, in Trist. II. 525, “sedct vultu fassus Telamonius iram, inque oculis facinus barbara mater habet”. The two were purchased by Julius Caesar for eighty Attic talents (£19,500), and placed in the temple of Venus Genetrix, which he dedicated in an unfinished state in 45 B.c. Cf. Aetna595.
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