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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Camenae (tattered Muses, 1.m.1.3) which force him to write.
His initial investment was modest: an outlay of 1,200gns in 1966 bought him his foundation mare, Camenae.
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59, amant alterna Camenae (`the Muses--the only Italian Muses in all Virgil--love alternation').
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Numa claimed to have consulted the water nymph Egeria there and to have received guidance from her on his religious constitutio.(30) He dedicated a grove and spring to the Camenae, the indigenous water nymphs with whom the alien (Arician) Egeria came to be associated.(31) He also set up a bronze aedicula Camenarum.(32) In the third satire, the ancient sacral and oracular character of the vallis is evoked in nemus, sacri fontis, and delubra (13); and Camenis (16) evokes the evolution of the oracular water nymphs of the vallis into the inspirational Italian Muses, patron deities of Latin poetry (cf.
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.
Camenae became the dam of High Top, winner of the 2,000 Guineas in 1972, and in due course grand-dam of Old Vic, hero of the Prix du Jockey-Club and Irish Derby in 1989.
After his triumph Nobilior also built and dedicated the Temple of Hercules of the Muses using spoils from the Aetolian campaign.(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.