previous next

[361] Sequi may have the sense of ‘petere;’ in other words it may be used of seeking a stationary object. “Si spes erit, Epirum, sin minus, Cyzicum aut aliud quid sequemur” Cic. Att. 3. 16. Here however the word is probably chosen to express the difficulty of finding Italy, which seems to retire as he advances, as in 5. 629 (comp. 3. 496., 6. 61), “Italiam sequimur fugientem.” Comp. also Dido's words in Ov. Her. 7. 10,Quaeque ubi sint nescis, Itala regna sequi.

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 Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Visualize the most frequently mentioned Pleiades ancient places in this text.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide References (1 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (1):
    • Ovid, Epistulae, 7
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: