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Proxuma after leaving Caieta. Raduntur by the ships in passing, 3. 700. Circaeae terrae, Circeii; which, being on the mainland, is identified with Homer's island of Circe (Od. 10. 135 foll.) by supposing that the island had become joined to the mainland, by alluvial deposits or, as Varro ap. Serv. says, by the draining of marshes. Comp. Theophrast. Hist. Plant. 5. 9, Pliny 3. 5. 9 (quoted by Heyne). Virg. himself calls it Aeaeae insula Circae, 3. 386, where Helenus predicts that Aeneas should visit it. Westphal (Die Römische Kampagne p. 59) says that the promontory was certainly no island even long before Homer's time, but that it looks like an island from the sea at a moderate distance from the shore, where the flat land of the marshes sinks below the horizon. For the legends which connected Ulysses with this part of Italy see Lewis pp. 327 foll. Telegonus, son of Ulysses and Circe, is the mythical founder of Tusculum. The very name Caieta was said by some to have been originally *a
Fugam need only mean a swift passage: but in the present context it may be taken strictly. With fugam dare comp. cursus negare above v. 8. Vada fervida, as Heyne remarks, is the breakers on the headland of Circeii. Fervetque fretis spirantibus aequor G. 1. 327.