[Milton-L] Poetry Daily (liquid song)
rwill627 at suddenlink.net
Sat Sep 1 13:47:41 EDT 2007
> Surely there must be a study somewhere of the symbolism of water in
> w. culture generally?
These are ubiquitous throughout Latin literature. Some are in religious
contexts, such as Horace's Fons Bandusiae; some are threatening, such as
Horace's Ship of State, his Pyrhha poem, and various passages of the Aeneid;
some seem simply evocative of home and happiness, such as Catullus' Lydiae
lacus" in Poem 31.
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