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On the shield was represented the various scenes in the life of the Roman nation: Romulus and Remus with the wolf, the rape of the Sabines with the consequent war and treaty, the punishment of Mettus Fuffetius, Porsenna baffled by Cocles and Cloelia, Manlius on the Capitol surprised by the Gauls, the religious ceremonials of the city, Catiline in Tartarus and Cato in Elysium, the sea and the battle of Actium, the rout, and the triumph.
The introduction of Apollo as a combatant is in the Homeric spirit, and perhaps actually suggested, as Heyne thinks, by Il. 16. 700 foll., where however Apollo has no weapon but a shield. Propertius in his poem on the battle of Actium (El. 5. 6) makes Apollo the priucipal figure, which is itself a compliment to Augustus, who wished to be considered the som of the god. It is needless to say that such a deux ex machina is much more in place in a quasi-symbolical picture than in a narrative poem: still, we may question the propriety of making Apollo at once decide a battle where the other Olympian deities were already engaged on the side of Rome.
Desuper, either from the sky or from his temple on the promontory of Actium. Eo terrore like quo motu G. 1. 329, hoc metu 12. 468 note. Aegyptos Pal. (originally), Rom. corrected, which it seems worth while to adopt, for the sake of uniformity with G. 4. 210.