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Aeolidae, of Misenus, son of Aeolus and trumpeter of the fleet, whose death and funeral are related Virg. Aen.VI. 160-235. The promontory named after him is still called Capo di Miseno. For the difficulty involved in laeva de parte see note in Appendix.

loca . . . undis, a description of litora Cumarum. Just north of Cumae was Palus Literna (undosis squalida terris, Sil. Ital. VII. 277), south of it Palus Acherusia, and towards Baiae the deep basin of Lacus Avernus and the shallow lagoon of Lacus Lucrinus.

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