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.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.