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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 64 (search)
n earlier name for Naxos. But Hom. Od. 11.321ff.) very probably thought of the island of Dia that lies very near the north coast of Crete, whence the tradition may have been transferred to Naxos, the favorite haunt of Dionysus, as the later story of Ariadne's rescue by Dionysus gainedle, the first, because of her isolation from home, the other two, because also of her past deeds. Idaeos montes: i.e. Crete, the thought being simply of returning home. sperem: sc. even if I could reach Crete. quemne: = Crete. quemne: = quippe quem; cf. v. 183; Catul. 68.91. The interrogative particle -ne is not infrequently joined to relatives to point the reason for controverting a previous assertion, or for answering in the negative a previous question; cf. Pl. Trin. 360 quin comedit quod fuit, quod non
E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill), Poem 65 (search)
theme into an apostrophe to his dead brother. vita amabilior: cf. Catul. 64.215n. Daulias: so the transformed Philomela (Ov. Met. 6.424 ff.) was called, according to Thuc. 2.29, from Daulis, the town of Phocis, where Tereus lived; Homer, however (Hom. Od. 19.518 ff.), represents Itylus as the only son of Zethus, king of Thebes, by Aedon, daughter of Pandareus, king of Crete, and slain unwittingly by his own mother, who was jealous of the motherhood of Niobe, and supposed herself to be killinig Niobe's eldest son. sed tamen: after the long parenthesis the poet returns to his theme, sed, as often, being resumptive. haec: probably Catul. 66.1ff. is referred to. expressa: translated; cf. Ter. Ad. 11 verbum de verbo expressum