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Below, p. 171. 3Odes IV. 15 (below, p. 171). html [23-12-2008 0:03:23] page_49 < previous page page_49 next page > Page 49 Marcus Lollius gets an ode,1 no military action conducted by a general of Augustus receives commemoration from Horace. Finally, adulation or sheer fantasy. 4 And another phenomenon comes in. Far lands and the names of exotic nations became a potent appeal during the years of warfare and despotism. 5 The new dispensation soon added substance. Two Prefects of Egypt conducted distant expeditions.

Not even Messalla Corvinus. <><><><><><><><><><><><> Apart from hazards inherent in dynastic politics, sheer fatigue may have supervened to discourage. The versified calendar of the state religion was designed to deprecate censure and atone for the impropriety of the Ars, so some opine. However that may be, the theme, despite enlivenment through quaint legends or frivolous mythology, proved uncongenial. A man needs to have the passion for antiquarian erudition as well as a certain sympathy with superstition or entrancement with mystery.

3. 7. D. Barnes, JRS LXIV (1974), 23. Also above, p. 11. 6 Above, p. 12. html [23-12-2008 0:03:17] page_27 < previous page page_27 next page > Page 27 There are apparent paradoxes in the evocation of Janus by Augustan writers. 2 Now Janus was opened when C. , so it may be conjectured: or when, if not then? But the main emphasis rests upon Janus closed and peace prevailing even when there was evidence to the contrary. C. tends to be accorded permanent validity. It overshadows and eclipses the second and the third.

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