Vertumnus


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Vertumnus

god of changing seasons. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 58]
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Russ Hartshorn, who owns the Nick Littmoden-trained Vertumnus, was full of praise for the youngster.
Vertumnus, el retrato del emperador habsburgo Rodolfo II (1590/1), representa al monarca en forma del dios romano de la vegetacion y transformacion, compuesto enteramente de frutas, vegetales y hojas.
Another amusing scene features Jameson Tabor as Vertumnus, a light-footed sprite hopelessly in love with the stolid wood nymph Pomona (Zoe Proval in bright green rubber boots and gardening gloves).
Comedie" Alba, Matthew Gwynne's Latin "Comoedia faceta" (witty Comedy) Vertumnus, and Samuel Daniel's "english playe ...
Arcimboldi's Vertumnus, on this month's cover, was the most famous work of art in Rudolph's Prague.
Apart from Zelenka, it has recently presented several pieces by the forgotten composer of Baroque Bohemia, Mauritius Vogt--his Loretan litany and the cycle of arias Vertumnus Vanitatis on the theme of the vanities of this world.
Some of Arcimboldo's most famous works belong to these sunset years, including the famous portrait of Rudolf as Vertumnus, the Roman god of the seasons (c.
It is understandable that Vertumnus, the god of vegetation, (the green man) was offered wreaths of flowers and the first garden fruits.
Mr Watson has produced more than 30 novels and nine collections of short stories, the most recent of these being The Coming of Vertumnus.
Van der Hamen's Offering to Flora (Madrid, Prado) and Pomona and Vertumnus (Madrid, Banco de Espana Collection) are among his mythological works, the latter read by Jordan as an allegory of marriage.
To Pales or Pomona thus adorned, Likeliest she seemed, Pomona when she .ed Vertumnus, or to Ceres in her prime, Yet virgin of Proserpina from Jove.
At Oxford, forty-one plays survive that were "certainly or probably performed at Oxford" (appendix 6.1, 800-25), from Antoninus Bassianus Caracalla to Vertumnus sire Annus Recurrens (with Tres Sibyllae).