Lucilius, Satires

LCL 329: 384-385

Tools

Lucilius

1178

Servius auctus, ad Aen., X, 184: ‘Pyrgi veteres.’ Lucilius—

scortaPyrgensia.

1179

Paulus, 185, 4:—

noctipugam<medica>

Lucilius cum dixit obscenum significat.

Cp. Fest., 184, 8.

1180

Porphyrio, ad Hor., C, I, 27, 1: ‘Natis in usum laetitiae scyphis.’ Natis pro factis, ut apud Lucilium est—

“Podicis, Hortensi, est ad eam rem nata palaestra.”

1181

Donatus ad Ter., Eun., V, 2, 60: ‘Dabit hic pugnam aliquam.’ ‘Pugnam’ pro stupro . . . ut Lucilius—

“Vicimus o socii et magnam pugnavimus pugnam.”

Cp. id., ad Ter., Adelph. V, 3, 57; 4, 5.

1182

Paulus, ex Fest., 23: ‘Bubinare’ est menstruo mulierum sanguine inquinare. Lucilius—

Haec inbubinat at contra te inbulbitat <ille>.

Inbulbitare est puerili stercore inquinare.

  • 1178scorta Pyrgensia cd. Pyrgensia scorta coni. Mr.
  • 1179medica suppl. ex Fest. ubi legitur * * * lib. II obscae * * * c medica fortasse addend, ut Lucilii obscaenam et tribuend. lib. II; vel in lib. II latet nomen Lucilii. noctipugam Saumaise -lugam, -nugam, -iugam cdd.
  • 1180podicis Meyer iudicis edd. vett. pudicis cdd.
  • 1182haec inquit inbubinat Paul. <ille> suppl. D (I.) trib. lib. XXIX L
384

Unassigned Fragments

1178

Servius (supplemented) on ‘ancient Pyrgi’ in Virgil: Lucilius—

whores of Pyrgi.

1179

Paulus: When Lucilius has used the word ‘noctipuga’ he means something which is obscene—

the midwife a . . . . . . .the nightly-poked slut

1180

Porphyrio on ‘Cups born for jollity to use’ in Horace: ‘Natis’ instead of ‘made,’ as we find in Lucilius—

“It is the rump, my dear Hortensius, that provides physical jerks b born for that purpose.”

1181

Donatus, on ‘This fellow will do some doughty deeds in Terence: ‘Pugnam’ instead of ‘stuprum’ (defilement) . . for example Lucilius—

“Allies, we have won! We have fought a doughty fight!” c

1182

Paulus: ‘Bubinare’ means to defile with the blood from women’s monthly flow. Lucilius says—

She stains you, but on the other hand he soils you. d

‘Inbulbitare’ means to defile with a boy’s dung.

385
DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.lucilius-satires.1938