Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Every temple in Rome is covered with soot and cobwebs.Id., 107.2.2:
fuligine et aranearum telis omnia Romae templa cooperta sunt.
Even in Rome itself paganism is left in solitude. They who once were the gods of the nations remain under their lonely roofs with horned-owls and birds of night.
solitudinem patitur et in urbe gentilitas, dii quondam nationum cum bubonibus et noctuis in solis culminibus remanserunt.