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Descensus Averno

Sebastian Brant

Descensus Averno

fourteen woodcuts reproduced from Sebastian Brant"s Virgil, Strassburg, MDII

by Sebastian Brant

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Published by Stanford University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in Stanford University, Calif, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virgil. -- Illustrations.,
  • Wood-engraving, German.,
  • Illustrated books -- History -- 15th and 16th centuries -- Facsimiles.,
  • Aeneas (Legendary character).,
  • Epic poetry, Latin -- Illustrations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementelucidated and provided with a foreword by Anna Cox Brinton.
    ContributionsBrinton, Anna Cox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE1255.B8 B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 l.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6752892M
    LC Control Number31001604
    OCLC/WorldCa1496829

    facilis descensus Averno (Latin)Origin & history Literally "The descent to Avernus is easy." From Virgil's Aeneid, with reference to Avernus, a metonym for the underworld and to Lake Avernus in Italy, a volcanic crater lake reputed to emit deadly vapors. Proverb facilis dēscensus Avernō. The path to hell is easy.; BCE — Virgil, Aeneis, Book VI, lines Aeneis, Book VI, lines Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates: "Sate sanguine divom, Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno; noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis;" loose translation by John Dryden, Then thus replied the prophetess divine: "O goddess-born of great Anchises' line.

    Facilis descensus Averno Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras Hoc opus labor est. Cassandra Clare. Favorite. Cassandra Clare (). “City of Bones”, p, Simon and Schuster. “Facilis descensus Averno; Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est.”-Virgil, The Aeneid It’s in a book I have to read, and I’d really like to know what it means.

      Facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque. evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor estScendere agli Inferi è facile: la porta di Dite è aperta notte e giorno; ma risalire i gradini e. tornare a vedere il cielo. (Some manuscripts of the Aeneid have descensus Averno, the descent into Avernus.) This is one of the most well-known passages in the Aeneid, and the descent of Avernus is widely used to mean that it is easy to slide into evil or into disaster, and hard to get out again.


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Aeneid Book 6, Lines to Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates: `Sate sanguine divom, Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno; noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est. Pauci, quos aequus amavit Iuppiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera.

“Facilis descensus Averno: Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; Sed revocare gradium superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. (The gates of Hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this task and mighty labor lies.)” ― Virgil, The Aeneid.

Facilis descensus Averno definition is - the descent to Avernus [the underworld] is easy: the road to evil is smooth. Latin: The path to hell is easy. BCE — Virgil, Aeneis, Book VI, lines Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates: "Sate sanguine divom, Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno; noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis;" Then thus replied the prophetess divine: "O goddess-born of great Anchises' line, The gates.

This answer may be longer than you expected, but there's a bit to unpack here. The translation actually goes the other way. "Facilis descensus Averno" is from line of book 6 of the Aeneid.

Either Latin phrase would be an OK (but not ideal) translation back of the English, but "Averno" would be slightly unusual for "path to hell" absent the context of Aeneid 6 (where Aeneas is entering the.

Descensus Averno Paperback – Octo by Sebastian Brant (Illustrator), Anna Cox Brinton (Foreword) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Curry. City of Bones has an intimidating ring to do it, doesn't it?It has an allure, too, like the Elephant Graveyard in The Lion King, which is a city of bones Serengeti-style for r, the haunting Silent City under the New York Marble Cemetery turns out to be a place to uncover secrets, not to bury them.

But let's back up a bit. This is the first book in Cassandra Clare's Mortal. Facilis Descensus Averno. 48 likes. Familia de Rol basado en las novelas/libros de Cassandra Clare. Facilis descensus Averno “The descent into Hell is easy.” (Vergil, Aeneid VI) The above Vergil epigraph is, of all things, the creed of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunters -- Nephilim warriors who fight demons unbeknownst to mundanes like you or me within her wildly popular series, The Mortal Instruments.

It stresses that, essentially, it's really easy to go down. Facilis Descensus Averno The_Trash_Can. Chapter Closer Notes: Sorry this chapter is a little late, but I had a lot of fun writing this one, so I hope you guys like reading it!!.

They days have blurred together, but the snippets I do remember are like something from a book. Those books omegas read.

A fantasy life. What we dream of. But. “Facilis descensus Averno Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras Hoc opus labor est” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass.

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Averno is an extended lamentation, its long, restless poems no less spellbinding for being without plot or hope, no less ravishing for being savage, grief-stricken.

What Averno provides is not a map to a point of arrival or departure, but a diagram of where we are, the harrowing, enduring presence. facilis descensus Averno est Sed revocare gradum, superasgue evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est ‘ easy is the path that to Avernus leads, but to retrace one's steps, and escape to upper earth, that is the task and that the toil’.

The face of the angel was fierce and beautiful and sad. In long white hands the angel held a cup, its rim studded with marble jewels. Something about the statue tickled Clary’s memory with an uneasy familiarity. There was a date inscribed on the base,and the worlds inscribed around it: Nephilim: Facilis Descensus Averno.

Facilis descensus Averno; Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hos opus, hic labor est.

this is the full quote. does anyone know what it means. i know that it is latin and the it came from-Virgil, The Aeneid. can anyone tell me what it means exactly. thanks:). descensus [de-sen´sus] (pl. descen´sus) (L.) downward displacement or prolapse.

descensus tes´tis normal migration of the testis from its fetal position in the abdominal cavity to its location within the scrotum, usually during the last 3 months of gestation. descensus u´teri prolapse of uterus. descensus (dē-sen'sŭs), The plural of this word. Averno definition, a crater lake in S Italy, near Naples and the Tyrrhenian Sea, thought by ancients to be the entrance to the underworld.

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