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pg 170GENERAL INDEX

Abandoned heroines: 121–2
Adamant: 137
Aetiology: 51, 57, 131
Allia, dies Alliensis: 108
Ancilla in love-poetry: 99–100
'Anti-Augustanism': xvii
April, sacred to Venus: 105–6
Aricia, cult of Diana: 88–9
Army, Roman, commoda of soldiers: 57
—— —— military service for administrative classes: 57
—— —— conscription: 72
Ars Amatoria, Composition of: xi–xiii, 150–1
—— Title: 31–2
—— Textual tradition: xix–xxii
—— —— among Pompeian graffiti: 114
—— —— ancient variants: 32, 128
—— —— in time of St. Dunstan: xix n. 3
—— —— in Byzantine translation: 149
—— —— misplaced lines: 127
—— —— interpolation: 97, 104
Arts, liberal: 113
Auspicia: 76
Bacchus: 75, 121
Baiae, reputation of: 87
—— pleasure boats: 88
Birds, inspiration by: 36
Birthdays: 105, 110
'Catalogue-Poetry': 91
Catasterism: 124
Collective: 42
Commandments, pagan catalogues of: 133–4
conquestio: 146
Crassus, triumvir: 72, 73–4
Cretans, mendacity of: 94
Cybele, cult at Rome: 117
Dancing: 54–5, 129
Deposits, obligation to return: 133–4
Didactic tradition: xvii–xix, 34, 39, 41, 42, 89, 104–8, 118, 148, 149
Diminutive: 55
Dress and personal appearance: 37–9, 109, 110, 117–21, 143–5
Drinking a toast: 126
Emperor-worship: 75, 79
Epics on individual wars: 79–80
Ethiopians: 42
Etruscan entertainment: 54
Exercises in Campus Martius: 119
Exile (relegation) of Ovid: xiii–xvi
Fishing, methods of: 149
Flatterer, characteristic of: 61
Fowling, methods of: 103–4
Gaius, grandson of Augustus: 65 ff.
Gambling: 112
Gods, varying attitudes to: 132–3
Golden Age motifs: 147–8
Hair-style: 120
Hope as goddess: 112
Hunting-nets: 104
Imagery of poet's progress: 40
Impossibilities: 90, 147
Initiation of poets: 34–7
Institor: 109
Inventors: 52, 135–6
Isis, identified with Io: 47
—— cult at Rome: 48
Italy, praise of: 42
pg 171Jews in Rome: 47, 108
Language, colloquial: 63, 81, 97, 109, 123, 134
—— erotic and sentimental: 41, 83–5, 95, 96, 112, 124, 129
—— grandiloquent: 34, 37, 54, 63, 80, 91, 96, 111, 113, 121
—— legal: 48–50, 128
—— religious: 38, 79, 90, 108, 133
Lectio Senatus: 113
Letter-writing, theory of: 114
Lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis: xv, 37
Love-letters: 111
Marble: 46
Mars Ultor: 64, 74
Metrical points, elision of monosyllable: 96
—— ictus, accent, and rhyme: 43
—— interchangeable halves of pentameter: 33
Mime: 116
Myrica, barrenness of: 147
Nile-flood: 135–6
Oaths of lovers: 131–2
Panegyric of rulers: 73–6
Paraceleusis: 80
Parody: 112, 114
Parthian affairs: xiii, 65–6, 71–4, 77–8, 80, 153
Pater patriae: 78
Playing on more than one level: xviii, 41, 83–5, 98, 104–8, 151
Poet as teacher of Cupid: 32, 33, 152
Princeps Iuventutis: 77
Princeps Senatus: 77
Procurator: 128
Propempticon: 65, 80, 81, 141, 153
Prosody, prŏcurator: 128
—— leŏ: 149
Proverbial expressions: 41, 64, 86, 99, 101, 139
Reading aloud: 112
Rhetoric and rhetorical theory: 33, 114
Rome, buildings and sites: 43–9, 106–7
—— fountains: 49
—— past simplicity contrasted with present: 52–3
Rusticitas: 129–30
Sabine women: 51, 142
Sea-faring, dangers of: 107–8
Sigillaria: 106–7
Singing: 129
Soldier, compared with lover: 39–40
Spectacles, Christian view of: 51, 58, 59, 62–3
—— seating arrangements at: 54, 59, 63, 116
—— betting at: 63
—— Chariot-races: 58–62
—— Gladiators: 62–3
—— —— Cicero and Seneca on: 62
—— Sea-battles, mock: xiii, 63–4
—— Theatre: 50–4, 58
—— —— organized applause at: 55
—— Triumphs: 81–2
Spice-trade: 92
Spinning: 140
Tablets, writing: 111
Tears, feigned: 137
Tigers: 123–4
Tigranes III of Armenia: 65, 72
Vocative, use of: 60
Women in Ars Amatoria, status of: xv–xvii, 37–9, 126
Word-order: 33, 56, 93, 100, 105
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