Livius Andronicus, Tragedies

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Nonius, 166, 23: ‘Ruminari’ dictum in memoriam revo care . . . —

Agamemno

Nemo haece vostrum ruminetur mulieri.

Cp. Sen., Agam., 800–1.

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Nonius, 176, 12: ‘Sollemnitus’ pro sollemniter. Livius Aegistho—

sollemnitusque deo litat laudem et lubens.

Cp. Sen., Agam., 802 s.

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Nonius, 127, 32: ‘Iuxtim’ pro ‘iuxta’ . . . —

Cassandra?

. . . in sedes conlocat se regias; Clutaemestra iuxtim, tertias natae occupant.

Cp. Sen., Agam., 879 s.

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Tragedies

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Agamemnon demands that Cassandra be well treated:

Nonius: ‘Ruminari’ (chew the cud) is a term used for recall to memory. . .—

Agamemnon Not one of you must chew the cud of this Within the woman’s hearing.a 8

Agamemnon gave thanks to the gods:

Nonius: ‘Sollemnitus’ for ‘sollemnite.’ Liviusb in Aegisthus

With wonted worship and with willing heart He made good sacrifice of praise to God.

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How Agamemnon was murdered as he sat at table with Clytaemnestra and his daughters Electra and Chrysothemis:

Nonius: ‘Iuxtim’ for ‘iuxta.’. . .—

Cassandra?c He seats himself upon the royal chair, And Clytaemnestra is next to him; the thirds Their daughters occupy.
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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.livius_andronicus-tragedies.1936