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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding) 30 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 20 0 Browse Search
Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), Odes (ed. John Conington) 8 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, Art of Beauty, Court of Love, History of Love, Amours (ed. various) 6 0 Browse Search
T. Maccius Plautus, Bacchides, or The Twin Sisters (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 6 0 Browse Search
Lucretius, De Rerum Natura (ed. William Ellery Leonard) 4 0 Browse Search
Sextus Propertius, Elegies (ed. Vincent Katz) 2 0 Browse Search
Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), The Works of Horace (ed. C. Smart, Theodore Alois Buckley) 2 0 Browse Search
T. Maccius Plautus, Stichus, or The Parasite Rebuffed (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 2 0 Browse Search
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T. Maccius Plautus, Bacchides, or The Twin Sisters (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act prologue, scene 0 (search)
reek; this, those who speak the Greek language call "EvantidesEvantides: "Evantides" corresponds with the Latin word "Bacchantes," "followers," or "namesakes" of Bacchus," as "Evan" was one of the names by which that God was addressed during the celebration of the orgies.;" Plautus, who speaks the Latin, calls it "Bacchides." 'Tis not to be wondered, then, if hither I have come. Bacchus sends to you the Bacchides--the Bacchanalian Bacchanals. I am bringing them unto you. What! Have I told a lie? It don't become a God to tell a lie; but the truth I tell--I bring not them; but the salacious ass, wearied with its journey, is bringing to you three, if I remembeme of Alexander the Great., twin daughters at one birth; and it pleased them, being initiated at the triennial festivalTriennial festival: Among the festivals of Bacchus, there was one which occurred every three years, and was called the "Trieterica." On that occasion the Bacchantes carried the figure of the God on a chariot, draw