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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Education (search)
er wealthiest inhabitants. But whether Catullus did much studying of a serious sort may well be doubted. It cannot be quite true that his 'only books were woman's looks,' for his poems show an ardent and sympathetic study of the Greek poets. But his attainments in rhetoric and philosophy, if he had any at all, were certainly not of a scholastic character, and he apparently never cared to follow the students of the day to Athens or to Rhodes. 14. Not books, but life, exercised over him the preeminent charm. And this life was not the life of the past, but of the present, - the busy, delirious whirl of life in the capital of the world. Into it he plunged with all the ardor of a lively and passionate nature. Rome was from that first moment his home, the centre of all his beloved activities. Verona, his Sabine villa,
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Journey to Bithynia. (search)
ctually mentioned there as visited on the journey is Rhodes (c. 4.8), though we may infer from c. 46 that other famous sites between the Hellespont and Rhodes were not neglected by him. He may even have visited Athens, for his little ship probably was drawn across the Corinthian isthmus by the famous ship-railway instead of braving the dangers of the longer and rougher passage around the Malean cape. Yet no such mention of AAthens exists in his writings as would suggest that he had ever visited, or cared to visit, that city. A similar doubt besets the question of his point of debarkation in Italy. If the expressions of c. 4 were to be taken literally, we must understand that the phasellus carried its master actually up the Po and the little Mincius into the Garda-lake, even to the shores of Sirmio itself. But this is well-nigh impossible; and ev
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 64 (search)
. dicuntur. Androgeoneae caedis: Androgeos, son of Minos and Pasiphae, conquered all his competitors at wrestling in Athens, and was through jealousy assassinated while on his way to the games at Thebes. According to another story, King Aegeus himself caused his death band 121. divae: the use of the unmodified noun to indicate Athena seems to be made possible by the unmistakable reference to Athens in v. 211 Erechtheum portum. incundior vita: cf. Catul. 68.106 ita dulcius atque anima ; and on similtc. Theseus passed his early life with his mother Aethra in the home of her father Pittheos, king of Troezene, and when he finally came to Athens, found Aegeus already an old man. fine: feminine, as regularly in Lucretius, and not very infrequently in other writ