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ἀλλὰ … γὰρ … τῷ: another note on Pindar, Nemean 7.30–35
(Dahlia Books, 2004)
Read, with Mezger and Hóman, ἀλλὰ κοινὸν γὰρ ἔρχεται κῦμ’ Ἀΐδα, ... τιμὰ δὲ γίνεται ... τεθνακότων βοαθόων· τῷ ... μόλεν: "common to all comes the wave of death, ... honour befalls those [who have] died in valiant succour: ...
The Man of authority: images of power in Virgil’s Aeneid 1.50–156
In Aen. 1.50-156, Aeolus, king of winds, enforces his will by /imperium/, /vincla/ ('fetters') and /carcer/ ('imprisonment'), but his vanquisher, Neptune, lord of the sea, by /dictis/ ('words'), hence relying on natural ...
Scythia or Elysium? The Land of the Hyperboreans in Early Greek Literature
In Ionic literary tradition, the Hyperborean people are more or less consistently portrayed as ethnically and geographically Scythian. Several details in the tenth Pythian and third Olympian odes, including the location ...