This simile is translated with minor variations from Od. 6. 102 foll. It is much less appropriate to Dido walking in the midst of her lords, than to Nausicaa dancing among her handmaidens, as was remarked long ago by Probus ap. Gell. 9. 9. ‘Per iuga Cynthi’ 4. 147. Hom. specifies Taygetus (in Laconia, like Eurotas) or Erymanthus. For Eurotas comp. E. 6. 83.
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