Camenae


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Camenae

(kəmē`nē), in Roman religion and mythology, water nymphs gifted in prophecy. At Rome they had a sacred spring from which the vestals drew water for their rites. In later myth they were identified with the Greek Muses.

Camenae

fountain nymphs; identified with Greek Muses. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 49]
See: Nymph
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For example, Camenae launched a series of essential oil lotions last year, which use its patented microencapsulation technology as well as homogenization and microemulsification technologies to incorporate essential oils into skin care formularies.
In foal to the Diadem Stakes runner-up March Past when McCreery bought her, Camenae produced a filly named Menthe Frapee, who went to Peru as a yearling and became "a very, very good mare".
Two years after Menthe Frapee was conceived, Camenae made her first visit to Derring-Do, the QEII Stakes winner who would be her mate for four years.
59, amant alterna Camenae (`the Muses--the only Italian Muses in all Virgil--love alternation').
Freshman sire Golan, off the mark recently with his first winner, also has one lot on offer (36) - a colt from one of Bob McCreery's high-class families who traces to Camenae, the dam of High Top and ancestress of Old Vic.
It is true that `Juvenal' claims that the Camenae have been eiectae; but in truth, the Numan aedicula had been removed from the vallis long since, following a lightning-strike, eventually to be relocated in the aedes Herculis Musarum where it symbolized the identification of the Camenae with the Greek Muses.
They are believed to bring healing to the sick, as for example the springs of the Camenae .
His purchase of the modest three-year-old filly Camenae for 1,200gns in December 1966 launched him on a highly successful career as a breeder, first from Moreton Paddox Stud in Warwickshire and later from Stowell Hill in Somerset.
106) He brought statues of the Muses from Ambracia to be installed alongside the aedicula to the Camenae attributed to Numa, which had been temporarily kept in the Temple of Honos and Virtus.