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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 36 (search)
ucos. Urios: apparently an otherwise unknown parallel form for Urium (Ptol. 3.1.17; Strab. VI. 3.9.), the name of a town which lay at the foot of Mons Garganus in Apulia, on the bay of Urias (Mela 2.4.66). Its connection with the worship of Venus is unknown, though Ellis ascribes it to the association of this district with Diomedes (Verg. A. 8.9), who founded cities (e.g. Venusia) and temples in honor of Aphrodite (Serv. on Verg. A. 11.246). apertos, storm-beaten; Mela says the bay was pleraque asper accessu. Ancona (from the Greek form *)agkw/n): this well-known city of Picenum contained a temple of Venus Marina; cf. Juv. 4.40 domum Veneris, quam Dorica sustinet Ancon. Cnidum: in this famous