Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© Anna Mullan 2014
In the final book of the Georgics, Virgil digresses into a nostalgic and regretful explanation of his inability to include a proper discussion of gardening because he is spatiis exclusus iniquis (147). Often deemed “the skeleton of a fifth book of the Georgics” the exact meaning and intent behind this passage is still largely contested. In this paper I will attempt to de-strange this passage by examining it philosophically and allegorically, particularly by means of numerical symbolism.
Mullan, Anna, "Virgil and Numerical Symbolism" (2014). CMC Senior Theses. 811.
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