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" So that it was no marvel (the manner of antiquity being to consecrate inventors) that the Egyptians had so few human idols in their temples, 'but almost all brute : Omnigenumque Deum monstra, et latrator Anubis, Contra Neptunum, et Venerem, contraque... "
The Advancement of Learning - Page 148
by Francis Bacon - 1873 - 376 pages
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Virgil's Epic Designs: Ekphrasis in the Aeneid

Michael C. J. Putnam - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 284 pages
...(696-703): regina in mediis patrio vocat agmina sistro, necdum etiam geminos a tergo respicit anguis. omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam tela tenent. saevit medio in certamine Mavors caelatus ferro, tristesque ex aethere Dirae, et scissa...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - English essays - 2002 - 868 pages
...flore comantem Purpureo: non ilia feris incognita capris Gramina, cum tergo volucres haesere sagittae.0 So that it was no marvel (the manner of antiquity...human idols in their temples, but almost all brute: Onmigenumque Deum monstra, et latrator Anubis, Contra Neptunum et Venerem, contraque Minervam, &c.0...
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Negotiating Diaspora: Jewish Strategies in the Roman Empire

John M.G. Barclay - Religion - 2004 - 180 pages
...monstrosity - the Egyptian cult of animals - confronts the sanity and familiarity of the Roman deities: omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam telatenent (698-700)' The poetry is exquisitely carved in contempt: like her terrain, her populace...
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Farsalia: de la guerra civil

Lucan - History - 2004 - 948 pages
...ausa lovi nostro latrantem opponere Anubim; Ov., M., IX, 690 latrator Anubis; Verg., Aen., VIII, 698 omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam tela tenent. — sistros. . . Instrumento originariamente usado por los egipcios en el culto a Isis...
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Antike und Christentum in Petrarcas Africa

Tamara Visser - 2005 - 432 pages
...der Schlacht von Actium auch die Götter der beiden Seiten gegeneinander antreten: (Aen. 8.698-700a) omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam tela tenent für seine Schlacht von Zama weiter fort. Bei Petrarca werden freilich aus diesen gegensätzlichen...
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Francis Bacon and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge

Dennis Desroches - Science - 2006 - 237 pages
...inventors of useful things) that the ancient Egyptians (to whom very many of the arts owe their origin) had so few human idols in their temples, but almost all brute ... So that in the invention of arts it would seem that hitherto men are rather beholden to a wild...
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Aeneis

Virgil - Education - 2006 - 1182 pages
...rubescunt. Regina in mediis patrio vocat agmina sistro; Necdum etiam geminos a tergo respicit angues. Omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis Contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam roo Tela tenent. Saevi medio in certamlne Mavors Caelatus ferro, tristesque ex aethere Dirae; Et scissa...
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Rome the Cosmopolis

Catharine Edwards, Greg Woolf - Art - 2006 - 272 pages
...Cleopatra, a licentious, monstrous queen.'5 Their hostility is perhaps best epitomized in Virgil's: omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam tela tenent.'6 12 Zanker (1988) 293. '* Boethius and Ward-Perkins (1970) 299. '4 Ridley (1992) 28....
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Death in Ancient Rome

Catharine Edwards, Reader in Classics and Ancient History Catharine Edwards - History - 2007 - 316 pages
...name:31 Regina in mediis patrio vocat agmina sistro, Necdum etiam geminos a tergo respicit anguis. Omnigenumque deum monstra et latrator Anubis Contra Neptunum et Venerem contraque Minervam Tela tenent. The queen in the centre called up her columns by sounding the tambourine of her people;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 586 pages
...rnmunleiil Purpureo : nnti ilia l-Tis inrnpnlla cnpris Graiuhia, cum tergo vulucro lucsere sagiute." So that it was no marvel, the manner of antiquity...Egyptians had so few human idols in their temples, but al most all brute. • • Omnipennmque Dciim mnnitra, et Intrntnr Amib'u, Conlrn Ncptummi, et Venerciii.coniraque...
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