Metaphors and word-plays in Petronius

 
9780217610315: Metaphors and word-plays in Petronius

. 1913 : ... E. AMUSEMENTS. 1. ClRCUS AND HORSEMANSHIp. Antecessit. Runing ahead in a race. Of the mind getting ahead of the manly vigor in sexual intercourse. 130.5: forsitan animus antecessit corporis moram, forsitan dum omnia concupisco, voluntatem tempore consumpsi. CONtineRE. Holding a horse in check. Of holding in wind in the stomach. 47.4: ego nullum puto tam magnum tormentum esse quam continere. Curritis. Running a race with gain as the goal. Of securing money. 116.5: sin autem urbanioris notae homines sustinetis semper mentiri, recta ad lucrum curritis. cuRSUM. Race-course. Of the advance in letters, continued in meatu. 5.17: interdum subducta foro det pagina cursum et fortuna sonet celeri distincta meatu. Equum. Changing horses. Of transfer to another in sexual intercourse. 24.4: ab hac voce equum cinaedus mutavit transituque ad comitem meum facto clunibus eum basiisque distrivit. 64.12: non moratus ille usus est equo manuque plena scapulas eius subinde verberavit (of a man in a game). Eques. Knight, or horseman. Of a lustful man, "trooper". 92.10: nescio quis enim, eques Romanus ut aiebant infamis, sua veste errantem circumdedit ac domum abduxit. Habenas. Giving reins. Of freedom in literature. 5.13: mox et Socratico plenus grege mittat habenas liber. 124.258: quas inter Furor, abruptis ceu liber habenis sanguineum late tollit caput (reins torn away; of unrestrained devastation in war). Indomiti. Untamed, of a horse. Unsurpassed in diction. 5.20: grandiaque indomiti Ciceronis verba minetur. Meta. Turning point in the race course. Of dying. 94.8: cum reseratis foribus intrat Eumolpus cum Gitone meaque a fatali iam meta revocat ad lucem. Phaleris. Trappings of a horse. Of the dress of people, continued in indomita. 55.6: an ut matrona phaleris pelagiis tollat pedes indomita in strato extraneo? QUADRigAE. Already my chariots have run their last race. My sporting days are over. 64.3: iam quadrigae meae decu currerunt, ex quo podagricus factus sum. 2. Hun...

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