Retomando la hipotesis desechada por Lillo en relacion a Juno Sospita, creemos que no solo la imagen de la serpiente podria relacionarse con el culto a esta diosa tutelar de Lanuvium
He is portrayed moreover as Aristaeus, the god of the bees, in a familiar statue originally from Rome (now in the Louvre), while at Lanuvium
, where a temple was built to him, he was commemorated with Diana by the members of a funerary college.
In the story of this poem and in the story world of this text and its readers, last night Cynthia returned unexpectedly from Lanuvium
; last night she caught out Propertius in an attempted act of infidelity; last night Propertius and Cynthia were reconciled, their relationship begun again.
10.39.5); Septimius Severus permitted summae honorariae to be levied on holders of priesthoods at Lanuvium
which were used to enlarge and renovate the baths there (CIL 14.2101 = ILS 5686).
Cicero's speech was in defense of Titus Annius Milo, leader of Lanuvium
. See CICERO, THE SPEECH OF M.T.
In the beginning attacks were made by Filerico against those who believed that "lavinia" (Aeneid 1, 2), not "lavina" was the correct lectio; then he had to defend himself from the accusation of having confused the three old Latian towns of Lavinium, Lanuvium
and Lanivium, of denying the authenticity of vv.
Made in a Roman workshop and deriving from Lanuvium
, this colossal portrait statue shows the emperor wearing an oak crown and with a sceptre in his (restored) left hand.
(26) Propertius uses both `esca' and `pabula' in one other place, again together and with sinister tones, as the food brought by trembling girls into the dark lair of Juno Sospita's sacred serpent at Lanuvium
(4.8.7 and 11).