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It is said that three roosters will sound when Ragnarök begins -- a Crimson Rooster, a Golden Rooster (which will raise heroes from the dead) and a Red Rooster (which will crow at the gates of Hel). Publius Vergilius Maro wrote his sequel to Homer's epics, The Aeneid in 29 B. Often is the vintage sprinkled by the neighbouring foam; Satyri plunge into the waters, and Panes from the mountain are fain to grasp the Sea-Nympha as she flies naked through the waves." "And ye too, Nereides, sea-blue horde of ocean, to whom the glory and the fortune of the second realm have fallen by lot--suffer me to call you stars of the mighty deep!--arise from the glassy caverns of foam-encompassing Doris, and in peaceful rivalry swim around the bays of Baiae and the shores where the hot springs abound; seek out the lofty ship whereon Celer. .. rejoices to embark. ..

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Publisher: Nabu Press (February 23, 2010)

ISBN: 1145369472

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