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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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Werke in zehn Bänden, Volume 8

Johann Gottfried Herder - 1998
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Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras

Iamblichus - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1986 - 252 pages
...generation. Hence the true meaning of the following celebrated lines in Virgil: facilis descensus Averno, Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis: Sed revocare...superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. The gates of Hell are open night and day, Smooth the descent, and easy is the way; But to return, and...
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La cosmogonie d'Hélène Cixous

Claudine Guégan Fisher - Social Science - 1988 - 382 pages
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The Chymical Wedding

Lindsay Clarke - Fiction - 1989 - 536 pages
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From Cardinals to Chaos: Reflection on the Life and Legacy of Stanislaw Ulam

N. G. Cooper, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera - Science - 1989 - 318 pages
...and concealing nuclear explosions underground. CHORUS OF SPACE SCIENTISTS: Facilis descensus Averno Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras. Hoc opus hie labor est* ULFILAS: That must mean that it is more difficult to conceal testing up in space than underground....
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Words with Power: Being a Second Study of "the Bible and Literature"

Northrop Frye - Religion - 1990 - 342 pages
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Now Through a Glass Darkly: Specular Images of Being and Knowing from Virgil ...

Edward Peter Nolan - History - 1990 - 348 pages
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