[Milton-L] Poetry Daily (liquid song)

Rose Williams 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.

Rose Williams 




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