AGAVE

AGAVE
Cadmi et Hermiones filia, Echioni Thebano nupsit, ex quo Pentheum filium suscepit, qui cum abstemius esset, ac propterea Bacchi sacra despicaretur, ab ipsa matre, reliquisque Maenadibus, inter Bacchanalia, iam Rex Thebarum, membratim discerptus est. Horat. l. 2. Sat. 3.
Quid, caput abscussum demens cum portat Agave
Nati inselicis, sibi tum furiosa videtur?
Fabulam hanc curiose tractat Ovid. l. 3. Met. et ante illum Theocritus Idyll. 26. Plut. de Superst. c. 8. Vide Mythologos. Lubet hîc adnotare, quomodo Poetae passim exemplô hôc pro similitudine utantur. Lucan. l. 1. v. 574.
- - - - - - Thebanam quialis Agaven
Impulit, aut saevi contorsit tela Lycurgi
Eumenis. - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Statius Theb. l. 11. v. 318.
- - - - - - Pentheia qualis
Mater ad insani scandebat culmina montis,
Promissum saevo caput allatura Lyaeo.
Senera Tragoedus Herc. Actu 2.
- - - - - - Qualis attonita et furens
Cadmaea mater abstulit nato caput.
Claudian. l. 2. in Eutrop.
Quales Aonio Thebas de monte reversae
Maenades, infectis Pentheô sanguine thyrsis,
Cum patuit venatus atrox, matrique rotatum
Conspexêre caput, gressus caligine figunt,
Et rabiem desisse dolent.
Vide Pentheus.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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