Thematic Index of Classics in JStor
Virgil's Road to Xanadu. (2) The Laboratory of a Poet's Mind
E. A. Havelock
The Phoenix. (1946 - 1947) pp. 2-7
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[217 words] eyes, thou, your, night, earth, away, heart, thee, blood, forth, love, simile, sleep, beauty, tears, mind, poet, lines, heaven, hands, comes, words, gods, song, water, face, sound, passage, dark, sweet
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[204 words] cave, river, water, lake, nymphs, villa, cumae, baiae, rivers, shadows, sibyl, spring, waters, grotto, naples, tiber, bauli, ausonius, avernus, misenum, springs, nymph, stream, lucrine, sperlonga, caves, giles, clitumnus, prisoners, simile
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[123 words] himself, young, ever, whom, every, your, days, things, mind, wrote, spirit, enough, something, true, famous, friend, words, youth, country, poet, knew, high, become, love, take, poor, name, story, master, living
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[74 words] greeks, greece, peoples, cities, early, land, strabo, egypt, asia_minor, name, island, city, eastern, region, italy, islands, country, native, inhabitants, geographical, western, tribes, coast, tradition, northern, mediterranean, asia, civilization, romans, population
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[70 words] philosophy, literary, works, influence, philosophical, writers, tradition, greeks, intellectual, knowledge, ideas, writings, education, philosophers, poets, political, early, plato, period, wrote, written, romans, authors, writing, historians, attitude, moral, philosopher, poetry, himself
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[65 words] role, context, image, contrast, sense, narrative, audience, reader, text, power, language, theme, images, function, traditional, reading, imagery, himself, becomes, makes, central, literary, complex, focus, meaning, perspective, status, level, process, emphasis
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[54 words] source, text, sources, passage, information, works, passages, written, version, fragments, name, authors, quoted, tradition, literary, mention, fragment, extant, books, himself, wrote, early, writers, title, commentary, quotations, texts, derived, knowledge, collection
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[41 words] virgil, vergil, theocritus, eclogue, poem, pastoral, poet, georgics, eclogues, song, daphnis, gallus, poetry, idyll, bucolic, lines, tityrus, corydon, menalcas, lycidas, silenus, aristaeus, meliboeus, polyphemus, shepherd, poems, servius, galatea, damoetas, golden_age
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[40 words] mind, power, true, sense, moral, truth, knowledge, things, idea, ideal, experience, himself, divine, spirit, individual, ideas, natural, conception, expression, reality, real, feeling, vision, attitude, toward, every, intellectual, beauty, something, action
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[35 words] road, river, along, route, miles, valley, plain, hill, town, distance, land, mountain, across, coast, village, city, mountains, hills, roads, pass, line, region, bridge, island, southern, water, lake, lies, ground, places
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[33 words] story, king, himself, told, tale, night, city, sent, house, killed, away, having, whom, father, took, home, stories, wife, his_father, version, woman, child, return, dream, his_wife, dead, gave, children, mother, hands
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[33 words] ovid, vergil, virgil, poem, poet, poetry, poets, aeneid, poems, epic, metamorphoses, horace, latin, georgics, catullus, fasti, lucan, works, poetic, culex, heroides, lines, ciris, verse, ovidian, lucretius, literary, verses, tristia, amores
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[25 words] himself, true, truth, matter, criticism, merely, facts, really, real, passage, attempt, false, claim, accept, words, knowledge, belief, enough, regard, prove, makes, error, simply, wrong, statements, critics, surely, actually, serious, take
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[24 words] army, city, military, took, troops, himself, control, power, events, position, situation, policy, force, sent, return, revolt, attack, victory, peace, forces, defeat, action, soon, attempt, success, battle, enemy, became, command, remained
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[20 words] context, simply, position, hypothesis, argued, text, makes, claim, explain, suggestion, correct, grounds, reasons, alternative, actually, argue, moreover, attempt, surely, obvious, accept, argues, unlikely, enough, issue, sense, passage, presumably, difficulties, plausible
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[20 words] achilles, iliad, hector, agamemnon, homer, troy, ajax, odysseus, patroclus, priam, homeric, diomedes, trojans, greeks, nestor, battle, hero, trojan, heroes, thetis, poet, menelaus, zeus, achilleus, epic, warrior, achaeans, heroic, fight, hektor
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[17 words] medea, helen, jason, philoctetes, neoptolemus, apollonius, euripides, menelaus, argonauts, valerius, odysseus, argonautica, play, children, troy, argo, story, theseus, neoptolemos, aegeus, andromache, scene, epic, walcott, episode, herself, hermione, ariadne, fleece, pelias
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[14 words] horace, odes, poem, poet, maecenas, carm, poetry, stanza, poems, horatian, lyric, fraenkel, augustus, nisbet, lines, stanzas, epode, hubbard, poetic, epistles, horaz, alcaeus, epodes, line, commager, carmen, plancus, bacchus, theme, epist
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[13 words] dead, orpheus, hades, underworld, admetus, alcestis, heracles, dreams, souls, dream, eurydice, sleep, tartarus, elysium, living, charon, earth, insomnia, protesilaus, lament, persephone, journey, orphic, afterlife, pheres, apollo, cerberus, thanatos, gates, pluto
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[12 words] love, himself, fear, anger, passion, moral, violence, suicide, punishment, desire, woman, herself, contrast, suffering, makes, victim, gods, evil, power, pity, shame, fate, situation, grief, cause, violent, behavior, becomes, theme, madness
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[11 words] english, shakespeare, wycl, milton, chaucer, tynd, cran, rest, davidson, noyes, byron, dryden, rendering, alford, dean, darby, england, troilus, gloss, jonson, hamlet, halliwell, thou, lord, wright, vocab, tischendorf, tregelles, spenser, campbell
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[10 words] glass, iron, copper, metal, lead, bronze, clay, silver, process, gold, mining, analysis, mines, samples, ingots, materials, casting, produced, sample, production, metals, chemical, analyses, furnace, oxide, firing, glaze, alloy, temperature, smelting
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[9 words] homer, homeric, iliad, odyssey, epic, poet, poems, oral, poetry, tradition, parry, poets, poem, similes, traditional, composition, hesiod, formulaic, formula, heroic, poetic, lord, epics, simile, language, oral_poetry, singer, verse, narrative, formulas
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[9 words] caesar, pompey, lucan, antony, octavian, brutus, cicero, appian, cato, civil_war, pollio, suetonius, antonius, caes, augustus, plutarch, cassius, pompeius, cleopatra, suet, curio, pharsalia, plut, julius_caesar, caesars, domitius, plancus, italy, hirtius, actium
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[9 words] your, something, take, things, thing, enough, done, really, anything, himself, look, mind, mean, away, going, want, keep, matter, sort, every, kind, doing, else, tell, suppose, having, ever, words, help, understand
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[9 words] comments, suggestions, helpful, anonymous, help, version, advice, draft, assistance, valuable, referee, express, gratitude, referees, encouragement, professors, provided, reading, criticism, seminar, criticisms, generous, humanities, drafts, grant, colleagues, acknowledge, classics, delivered, errors
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[9 words] text, translation, edition, volume, introduction, books, pages, commentary, illustrations, translations, works, index, volumes, useful, page, maps, texts, english, chapter, editions, latin, reader, translated, contains, authors, chapters, excellent, review, scholarship, full
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[8 words] collection, information, athens, done, knowledge, received, collections, objects, carried, completed, valuable, investigation, progress, devoted, country, task, service, hope, greece, visit, sent, every, volume, gave, soon, museums, value, german, full, future
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[8 words] empedocles, parmenides, heraclitus, aristotle, anaxagoras, diels, things, anaximander, theophrastus, democritus, fragment, earth, fragments, xenophanes, simplicius, kirk, fire, opposites, strife, doctrine, guthrie, aetius, zeno, frag, presocratic, water, philosophy, cosmogony, cosmic, melissus
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[7 words] christian, pagan, augustine, christians, christianity, jerome, church, eusebius, bishop, christ, ambrose, tertullian, prudentius, gregory, paul, letter, religious, persecution, pagans, basil, bishops, migne, clement, origen, new_testament, paganism, acts, chrysostom, gospel, letters
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[7 words] analysis, sources, understanding, individual, information, context, questions, literary, texts, development, role, provide, structure, aspects, early, basic, complex, traditional, range, provides, data, function, significant, patterns, process, useful, pattern, attempt, limited, techniques
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[7 words] true, passage, words, merely, matter, position, suppose, regard, name, enough, natural, mention, difficulty, period, prove, having, regarded, himself, except, facts, really, naturally, supposed, definite, makes, assumed, alone, correct, actually, referred
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