Monday, March 21, 2022
Boast of L. Aemilius Paulus
I possess a body adorned with honourable scars, every one of them received in front.See Matthew Leigh, "Wounding and Popular Rhetoric at Rome," Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 40 (1995) 195-215.
insigne corpus honestis cicatricibus, omnibus adverso corpore exceptis, habeo.
- Wound Placement
- Wounds in Front versus Wounds in Back
- Location of Wounds
- Cowardice and Bravery
- Wounds, Honorable and Dishonorable
- Preserving One's Honor in Retreat
- Wounds In Front and In Back
- Facing Death