Lanuvium


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Lanuvium

(ləno͞o`vēəm), ancient city of Latium, Italy, c.20 mi (32 km) S of Rome, in the Alban Hills near the Appian Way. It was celebrated for its temple of Juno. The modern village is Lanuvio; there are ruins of a temple and Roman walls on the site.
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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 (4).
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).