Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Current Postings RSS

Announcements RSS

Home :: Archive :: 2001 :: June ::
Re: Venus and Adonis Query
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1377  Tuesday, 5 June 2001

From:           Maria Concolato Palermo <
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 >
Date:           Tuesday, 5 Jun 2001 09:58:50 +0200
Subject: 12.1361 Venus and Adonis Query
Comment:        R: SHK 12.1361 Venus and Adonis Query

They come from 'Amores', I, XV, 35-6. Greetings. Maria Concolato

> I believe the two lines of Latin poetry that are printed above the
> Dedication to Southampton on the title page of Venus and Adonis, come
> from one of Ovid's poems. Judy Craig (SHS. 11.0707 Sonnet 20) gives
> their translation as 'Let base conceited wits admire vile things; fair
> Phoebus lead me to the Muses springs. ' Can some kind soul tell me where
> in Ovid's works these lines are found?

_______________________________________________________________
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, 
 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
The S H A K S P E R Webpage <http://ws.bowiestate.edu>
 

©2011 Hardy Cook. All rights reserved.