Quotation from the Aeneid

Nec prius
absistit, qua[m]
septe(m) ingentia
victor corpora
funda(t) hum(i)


Translation: Nor did he stop before, as a victor, he scattered (vanquished) seven huge bodies on the ground.
Findspot: Pompeii, Campus ad amphitheatrum (II.7.1)
Precise Location: col. LXII, stria 15
Language: Latin
Writing Style: Graffito/incised
Apparatus Criticus: Textus secundum (2), mensurae ex apographo apud (2).
Periit (7). Contulerunt H. Sypniewski et R. Benefiel a. 2019 (AGP) et propter tectorii lapsum non invenerunt.
v. 1-5: versus Verg. Aen. 1.192-93 (NEC PRIUS ABSISTIT, QUAM SEPTEM INGENTIA VICTOR / CORPORA FUNDAT HUMI, ET NUMERUM CUM NAVIBUS AEQUET)

Infra EDR127414
In
eadem columna EDR127428 (stria 4), EDR129116, EDR129117, EDR127145, EDR127242 (stria 5); EDR128118, EDR127155 (stria 6); EDR127151 (stria 7); EDR127237 (stria 12); EDR127149 (stria 15-18)
Bibliography: Not. Sc., 64, 1939, p. 268 (M. Della Corte) (1)
CIL 04, 08630b con apografo (2)
Epigraphica 2, 1940, p. 173, 176, con apografo (M. della Corte) (3)
R. P. Hoogma, Der Einfluß Vergils auf die Carmina Latina Epigraphica, Amsterdam 1959, p. 226 (4)
Boll. Stud. Lat. 38, 2008, p. 521 (P. Cugusi) (5)
Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome, Oxford 2009, p. 312 nr. 19 (K. Milnor) (6)
A. Varone, Titulorum graphio exaratorum qui in CIL vol. IV collecti sunt, Imagines, Roma 2012, vol. I, p. 148 con foto (7)
A. Cooley and M. Cooley, Pompeii and Herculaneum: a Sourcebook (2 ed.), New York 2014, p. 292-293 (8)
K. Milnor, Graffiti and the Literary Landscape of Roman Pompeii, Oxford 2014, p. 259, 265 (9)
http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR159691(10)
Link to EDR: #EDR159691
Suggested Citation: AGP-EDR159691, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-EDR159691> [accessed: 12 Jun 2024]
Contributions:

Editor: Rebecca Benefiel

Principal Contributor: Holly Sypniewski

Last Revision: 2019-09-03

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