A ROLE REVERSAL IN SILIUS (10.605-639)

K.O. Griffin

Abstract


Dum Fabius lapsas acuit formidine mentes, 605
V arronem aduentare uagus per moenia rumor
spargit et occulto perfundit pectora motu.
baud secus ac, fractae rector si forte carinae
litoribus solus [uacuis] ex aequore sospes
adnatet, incerti trepidant, tendantne negentne 610
iactato dextras, ipsamque odere salutem
unius amissa superantis puppe magistri.
quam restare uiro labem, qui accedere portis
audeat ac dirum ueniat pauitantibus omen!
Hos mulcens questus Fabius deforme docebat 615
cladibus irasci uulgumque arcebat ab ira.
aduersis etenim frangi non esse uirorum,
qui Martem inscribant genti, non posse dolores
condere et ex poena solacia poscere luctus.
si uero exprobrare sinant, sibi tristius ilium 620

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7445/38-1-554

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