Unformatted text preview: mead a strong alcoholic drink made from honey. Metamorphoses the central work by the Roman poet Ovid. Minotaur a monster with a man's body and a bull's head. Moses, Elija, Aaron (Moyses, Elye, Aaron) see Exodus 30:28. Mount Parnassus (Parnaso) home of the Muses. Narcissus, Solomon, Hercules, Medea, Circe, Turnus, and King Crosesus figures, each of whom had in some way been trapped by love, used as decoration on the walls of the altar to Venus. Nero A tyrant who, according to legend, sent many of the senators to death accompanied by the screams and wailing of their wives. Thus, Lady Pertelote will be similar to the Roman wives if she loses her husband, Chaunticleer. Nessus a centaur slain by Hercules....
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