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" Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, Cum sic orsa loqui vates : ' Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. "
Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis: accedunt clavis metrica, notulae Anglicae, et ... - Page 171
by Virgil - 1829 - 491 pages
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Philip R. Hardie - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1999 - 399 pages
...to achieve true greatness (VI, 126-9): facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. Aeneas' road to greatness, his resolve to traverse Hades in search of his father, the Sibyl considers...
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Hercules Furens

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 727 pages
...zu mersum s. oben ad 317. 29 facilis descensus Avemo: / noctes atque dies palet atri ianua Ditis; l sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, / hoc opus, hie labor est. Gleichzeitig hallt in ipsa deducit via die ovidische Phrase est via declivis (met. 4,432; 7,410) nach....
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Mathematical Modeling: A Chemical Engineer's Perspective

Rutherford Aris - Mathematics - 1999 - 479 pages
...back, swung an arm out in a vatic gesture: Facilis decensus Averni: Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est.6 5 We will keep y ú 4 so that (0, 1) is mapped onto itself. The figures have been redrawn from...
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Music Theory and Natural Order from the Renaissance to the Early Twentieth ...

Professor of Music Harvard University Suzannah Clark, Suzannah Clark, Alexander Rehding - Music - 2001 - 243 pages
...enact a homecoming, a Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Auerno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. Vergil, Aeaeid, Book VI, 126-9. In P. Verglius Maronis Opera, ed. RA 13. Mynors (Oxford: Oxford University...
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Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema

Martin M. Winkler Professor of Classics George Mason University - Social Science - 2001 - 360 pages
...Sibyl addresses to Aeneas as he prepares to undertake his great descent: facilis descensus Averno . . . sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. the way down to Hell is easy . . . but retracing your steps and getting back up to the upper air: there...
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The Garden of Departed Cats

Bilge Karasu - Fiction - 2003 - 256 pages
...disappear. Then I went upstairs to sleep. facilis descensus Averni; nodes atque dies patet atrijanua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. The descent to Avernus is easy; the gate of Pluto stands open night and day; but to retrace one's steps...
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Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

Ernest William Hornung - Fiction - 2003 - 179 pages
...descent of Aeneas into the underworld through the cave of Avernus: Facilis descensus Averno; Nodes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: (The Gates of Hell stand open night and day); But to return,...
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Per le vie dell'altro mondo: l'animale guida e il mito del viaggio

Carlo DonÓ - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 624 pages
...SECONDA Dentro e fuori dall'altro mondo ...facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. Fauci, quos aequos amavit luppiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, Di geniti potuere... Verg.,...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations: The Illiterati's Guide to ...

Jon R. Stone, Jon R. (California State University Stone, USA) - Foreign Language Study - 2005 - 394 pages
...right advice to the sick when we all are well. Were you in my place, you would feel otherwise (Terence) facilis descensus Averno (est), noctes atque dies...superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est: the desct nt to Avernus (hell) is easy; night and day the gate of gloomy Dis (Hades) stancs open; but...
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Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton

Emily R. Wilson - History - 2004 - 289 pages
...¨ieAeneid, where the Sibyl says, facilis decensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Dios; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. The way down to Avernus is easy: both night and day the door of black Dis lies open — but to call...
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