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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 36 0 Browse Search
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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 4 (search)
form of a dedicatory inscription appended thereto. It is needless, not to say impossible, to suppose, as some have done, that the actual yacht was brought up the Po and the Mincio, or by an overland route, and beached in the Lago di Garda, but the votive model is spoken of as if the experiences of its prototype were its own. (For a strong presentation of a different interpretation of the poem cf. C. L. Smith, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, nt sea; cf. Ov. Trist. 3.13.27 terrarum pars paene novissima, Pontus ; Tac. Agr. 10 oram novissimi maris. limpidum lacum: i.e. the lacus Benacus (Lago di Garda), into the broader, southern end of which projects the peninsula of Sirmio (cf. Catul. 31.1ff.), now Sermione, where stood the villa of Catullus. In the epithet is a thought of the contrast between the dar
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 31 (search)
Frater Ave atque Vale.—Date, summer of 56 B.C.—Meter, choliambic. paene: used adjectivally, in Greek fashion; cf. Cic. Rep. 6.11 nunc venis paene miles ; Ov. Her. 15.357 paene puer. Livy 26.42.8 appears to be the first to write paeninsula. Sirmio, the modern Sermione, is a long and narrow peninsula running out into the southern end of the Lago di Garda (Lacus Benacus). The ruins referred to by Tennyson (l.c.) are of the age of Constantine, but are called by the natives the Villa of Catullus in accordance with the mediaeval identification ocelle: the gem cf. in this sense Aesch. Eum. 1025 o)/mma pa/shs xqo/nos ; Pind. Ol 2.9 *sikeli/as t' e)/san o)fqalmo/s ; Plaut. Trin. 245 o ocel
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 35 (search)
.1) and Martial (e.g. Mart. 7.84, also sent to a Caecilius). relinquens: cf. Catul. 31.6 liquisse . Comi: in the year 59 B.C., in accordance with the Vatinian law, Julius Caesar settled 5O0O colonists at Comum, a town already established under Cn. Pompeius Strabo, and called the place Novum Comum. Como, the modern town, lies at the southern end of the westem arm of Lacus Larius (Lago di Como), about thirty miles north of Mediolanum (Milan). cogitationes: Catullus desires to entice his friend to visit him, and so speaks with playful vagueness of certain weighty matters that can be communicated only by word of mouth. The whole tone of the poem is opposed to any serious interpretation of the phrase. amici sui meique: the same playful mysteriousness of expression is kept up here