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Hoc Voluerunt single work   poetry   ""They wanted it this way.""
Issue Details: First known date: 1979... 1979 Hoc Voluerunt
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Notes

  • Author note: After Caesar had won the battle of Pharsalia, and with it the Civil War, he went round the battlefield and wept at seeing the dead bodies of so many of his friends, relatives, acquaintances and rivals and said, "Hoc voluerunt". ("They wanted this.")

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Poems 1972-79 John Bray , Canberra : Australian National University Press , 1979 Z807581 1979 selected work poetry Canberra : Australian National University Press , 1979 pg. 29
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Collected Poems 1962-1991 John Bray , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000 Z310687 2000 collected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000 pg. 120
Last amended 10 Jun 2003 17:20:29
Subjects:
  • Rome,
    c
    Italy,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
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