previous next

partem revulsam. Cf. Hom. Od.IX. 481(of the Cyclop throwing at Ulysses), “ἧκε δ᾽ ἀπορρήξας κορυφὴν ὄρεος μεγάλοιο”, ib. 537 (of his second throw), “πολὺ μείζονα λᾶαν ἀείρας ἧκ᾽ ἐπιδινήσας”. Virgil with exaggeration repeats the expression of heroic warriors, Aen.X. 128, haud partem exiguam montis, ib. 698 Aen., IX. 569.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (3 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (3):
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: