Thebaid (Latin Poem)

Thebaid (Latin Poem)

The Thebaid (Latin: Thebaïs) is a Latin epic in twelve books written in dactylic hexameter by Publius Papinius Statius (c. 45 – c. 96 CE). The poem deals with the Theban cycle and treats the assault of the seven champions of Argos against the city of Thebes.

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Thebaid (Latin Poem) - Important Quotes
... Fraternas acies alternaque regna profanis decertata odiis sontesque evolvere Thebas Pierius menti calor incidit Fraternal warfare and alternate. 1.13,D ... Shackleton-Bailey,trans ...