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... Greek name , meaning bright - eyes . 6. Meliboee , a Greek name , meaning
cow - tender.- deus , a god : as we should say , guardian - angel . The gods of the
ancient my- thology were so numerous , and so near to mankind 4 [ BUCOL .
19. qui sit ( more euphonious than quis sit ) , what god it is . — da ( for dic ; so
accipe for audi ) , tell me . 20. urbem : the great city was what first struck his rustic
fancy , and so he begins with that , leaving the question quite unnoticed . 21.
44. bis senos dies , twelve days , i . e . the first day of every month ( kalends ) ,
when offerings were regularly made to the Lares , or household gods . Virgil
means that he will join with the worship of his own Lares that of young Cæsar's
... easy to guess after eighteen hundred years : it has been explained of a deep
well , a cave or oven , the shield of Achilles , and of a pit in the comitium , called
mundus , opened once a year . ~ magnus Apollo : Apollo was the god of
Saturnia : the early Golden Age was associated with the reign of the old Italian
god of husbandry , Saturnus , – afterwards confounded with the Greek Kronos ,
father of Zeus , - under whom peace and justice were believed to have been ...
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The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review
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