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" Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope. Cecini pascua, rura, duces. "
A Handbook of Latin Poetry: Containing Selections from Ovid, Virgil, and ... - Page 429
by James Hobbs Hanson - 1865 - 776 pages
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A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ...

Adam Clarke - Bibliographical literature - 1804 - 374 pages
...buried; the following epitaph, which it is said he made a little before his death, was placed on his tomb: Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope: Cecini PASCUA, RURA, DUCES. I sung FLOCKS, TILLAGE, HEROES— Mantua gave Me life ; Brvndusivm death, Naples a grave. The following...
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A tour through Italy, Volume 1

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1813
...rock opposite the entrance of the tomb, where it still remains. Every body is acquainted with it — Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope, cecini pascua, rura, duces. An Italian author, I think Pietro de Steffano, assures us that he himself had seen about the year 1526,...
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A Classical Tour Through Italy, An. MDCCCII.

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1815
...rock opposite the entrance of the tomb, where it still remains. Every body is acquainted with it — Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope, cecini pascua, rura, duces. ':..-.. " ii.i'. i ..i •• • . ' .. . . ' An Italian author, I think Pietro de Sleffano, assures...
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A Journey to Rome and Naples, Performed in 1817: Giving an Account of the ...

Henry Sass - Art - 1818 - 345 pages
...brick, with nine columns in the middle, which supported the urn of marble with the ancient distich : Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope: cecini pascua, rura, duces. Nothing remains but a square room with an arched roof. Above the ruin, among many briers, pellitories,...
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A Classical Tour Through Italy An. MDCCCII...

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1818 - 542 pages
...rock opposite the entrance of the tomb, where it still remains. Every body is acquainted with it— Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope, cecini pascua, rura, duces. An Italian author, I think Pietro de Stefano , assures us that he himself had seen about the year i5aG,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1823 - 622 pages
...inscription, said to be from the pen of the poet himself, " but now rejected on the cliff as a forgery :" — Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope : cecini pascua, rura, duces. The beauty of the spot, as well as the poet's name, has attracted many of our countrymen to choose...
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Répertoire de la littérature ancienne et moderne, Volume 28

Authors - 1825 - 538 pages
...deux vers le lieu de sa naissance, de sa mort, de sa sépulture, et le dénombrement de ses ouvrages : Mantua me genuit , Calabri rapuere , tenet nunc , Parthenope. Cecini pascua , rura , duces. Il faut que le poème épique soit un ouvrage d'une extrême difficulté , puisque pendant plusieurs...
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History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age ...

John Colin Dunlop - Latin literature - 1827
...inscribed on it, which is said to have been written by the poet himself, a few moments before he expired— Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere ; tenet nunc Parthenope. Cecini pascua, rura, duces. It was a common practice among the Latin poets to write their own epitaphs ; and if the above distich...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...deposited, as the place in which he had passed the happiest part of his life: it bears this epitaph— Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope: cecini pascua, rura, duces— dictated by himself, shortly before his death (19 BC), ordering at the same time his splendid work...
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Virgil: The Eclogues, Volume 1

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1834
...steadiness and tranquillity as to be able to dictate his own epitaph, in the following words : — Mantua me genuit, Calabri rapuere, tenet nunc Parthenope ; cecini Pascua, Rura, Duces. His bones were carried to Naples, according to his earnest request, and a monument was erected at a...
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