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Addressed to Cynthia BAIAEnow Baia, then a fashionable resort on North shore of Bay of Naples, between Lucrine lake and promontory of Misenum. HERCULEAN SHORESHercules built causeway separating Lucrine lake from sea, while making off with Geryon's cattle. THESPROTUSruled the region of the river Acheron in Epirus, reputed to lead to Hades. Perhaps Propertius is drawing a connection to Lake Avernus, near Naples, another entrance to Hades. MISENUMsmall town on coast near Baiae. TEUTHRASmythological king in the region. While you linger in the middle of Baiae, Cynthia, where the path lies on Herculean shores, and marvel at seas subdued in the reign o
t girls slip into when their custodian's away,
they betray their fidelity and our common gods!
It's not that I've spied on you, or rumors have reached me,
but in Naples no love is safe.
So don't pay attention if my books have brought you
any sadness: fear is to blame.
Is the care of my dear mother important to me now?
Is there a
Addressed to Gallus See poems 5, 10, and 13. ASCANIUSriver flowing into gulf of Cius on southern Propontis (Sea of Marmora). THEIODAMASHylas' father. ANIOriver flowing down Sabine Hills through Tibur to the Tiber. THE GIGANTEAN . . . SHOREthe Phlegraean fields just North of Naples. HADRYADESwood nymphs. PAGASAThessalian port where Argo was built, set sail. MYSIAsouth shore of the Propontis, or Black Sea. ZETES . . . AND . . . CALAISThis version found only here; elsewhere, Zetes and Calais, winged sons of North wind god Boreas, persuade Argonauts to give up search for Hercules; then killed by him. ORITHYIAdaughter of Erechtheus, son of Pandion; mother of Zetes and Calais. HAMADRYADStree nymphs, but seems to stand for nymphs in general; here, of course, they are water nymphs. PEGEspring in Mysia. I make you this warning, Gallus, in favor of continuous love (so that you don't lose your mind and forget): Disaster often comes to the unsuspecting lover. The cruel Ascanius made that pla