193-209) enumerando gli scherzi degli amorini
, che appaiono come "pargoleggianti eserciti" a fare "mille scherni al bellicoso dio" (XIII.
Vagnozzi R, Tavazzi B, Signoretti S, Amorini
AM, Belli A, Cimatti M, et al.
Di Pierro D, Lazzarino G, Pastore FS, Tavazzi B, Del Bolgia F, Amorini
AM, et al.
Decorated initial letters feature amorini
sporting with a dauphin/dolphin and taming a warlike lion (political strife in Europe?
21) At either end two plumpish amorini
with enormous wings energetically bear up great festoons laden with fruit; the swags hang from calyces of grape leaves.
The task force of busily helpful amorini
on their diminutive wings (suppo sedly based on Albani's twelve children), fetching scents and jewels to beautify their lady, is as good as his signature.
Large bas-reliefs on the walls, together with two amorini
above the central door suggest an attempt to achieve a balance between the two floors.
The Tom Taaffe-trained novice hurdler Beautiful Vision started the trend with a polished display in a novice hurdle, and Amorini
hacked up in the featured handicap chase, completing a double on the card for Philip Rothwell, whose horses have come back to form.
PHILIP ROTHWELLgave himself a moral and statistical boost with an 186-1 double courtesy of Amorini
and Another Notice.
8) are in the form of partially draped amorini
, the left hand one holding a quiver of arrows, his companion with an eagle in his arms (a possible allusion to the arms of the Este family of Modena, an eagle argent, as Alastair Laing kindly suggested to me}.
was a surprise winner of the beginners' chase, beating Rob The Five, who finished fast to take second, and Hasanpour, who was always in the leading group but found nothing extra when the pressure was on.
Philip Rothwell is toying with entering Amorini
for the Champion Bumper in March after he saddled the 5-1 shot to make a winning racecourse debut.