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Brundisium

(brʌnˈdɪzɪəm)
n
(Placename) the ancient name for Brindisi
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C., Ulpiano da cuenta fidedigna de estas actividades: Quaedam enim naves onerariae, quaedam (ut ipsi dicunt) epibatygoi sunt: et plerosque mandare scio, ne vectores recipiant, et sic, ut certa regione et certo mari negotietur, ut ecce sunt naves, quae Brundisium a Cassiopa vel a Dyrrachio vectores traiciunt ad onera inhabiles, item quaedam fluvii capaces ad mare non suficientes (4).
Similarly, Vergil tells Dante that his shadow is in Naples, where his body was taken after he died in Brundisium.)
The shadowy presence of Vergil as an actual character in the novel recapitulates his sometimes subtle but ubiquitous influence over the entire course of the narrative, yet we must remember that Vergil and Lavinia belong to different worlds, even different realities: in fact, the Vergil of Le Guin's imagination almost seems to be living more in Hermann Broch's The Death of Virgil (Der Tod des Vergil), sailing to Brundisium to die.
(17) If we accept this speculative claim that the poem was originally written to celebrate the marriage of Antony and Octavia following the Pact of Brundisium in 40 B.C.E., the Herculean subtext may be taken as an allusion to Antony's claim of descent from Hercules.
For Caesar's blocking of the port of Brindisi (ancient Brundisium), see Caesar, 36-45 (Civil Wars, 1.24-28).
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A questo proposito, il Petrarca conclude con una metafora della scrittura come viaggio ("saris itum saris scriptum," 21.0), un finale di stampo postmoderno, ripreso da quell'Iter Brundisinum di Orazio, paradigma di tutta l'odeporica, che si concludeva con una frase programmatica ("Brundisium longae finis chartaeque viaeque").
Aussi, dans l'"Iter Brundisium" d'Horace la presence du patron/commanditaire (Maecenas) et de ses amis nous rassure-t-elle que le recit poetique reflete une experience reelle et vecue dans laquelle la place de la fiction est limitee.
Places like Brundisium, Caieta and even Ostia, at the mouth of the river Tiber, were attacked.