spicea . . . corona: cf. Δηοῖ τῇ σταχυοστεφάνῳ, Anth. Pal. 6.104. 8; cf. Tibull. 1.1.15, fiava Ceres tibi sit nostro de rure corona |Spicea. (At the Ambarvalia, see Pater, Marius, Chap. I.). Cf. Warton, First of April 'Fancy . . . see Ceres grasp her crown of corn |And Plenty load her ample horn' ; Hamlet, 5.2, 'As Peace should still her wheaten garland wear.'
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.