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TOPIC: Why the Latin Cupid is used for the Greek Eros

Why the Latin Cupid is used for the Greek Eros 9 years 3 weeks ago #1360

  • Mike thomas
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Sonnets 153 and 154 are very much alike. There is a deeper purpose to these sonnets than first meets the eye.

Sonnet 153 begins with Cupid, and Sonnet 154 uses 'little love-god' rather than Cupid.

The Sonnets are based a poem believed to from the Greek poet Marcianus Scholasticus. So why use Latin Cupid rather than the Greek name Eros?

I have been investigating the Sonnets for many years, and I think I now have the answer.

If anyone cares to discuss the matter further, please message here.

Note: the subject is highly intellectual.

Regards.
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