amoenitas

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fissa elementi soliti del locus amoenus: Quare siluarum amoenitas etpraeterlabentia fumina et inspirantes ramis arborum aurae uolucrumque cantus, et ipsa late circumspiciendi libertas.
In both instances, the human impulse is one of inscription, of control, and the result is the enjoyment of amoenitas, pleasantness.
Second, it betrays just how valuable the inscribed landscape was to amoenitas and luxuria, pleasance and luxury.
Additionally, `Juvenal's' amicitia with Umbricius and the contrast between the amoenitas of his future secessus and Rome, operates in the same conceptual territory as de Legibus 2.
The latter contrasts with the amoenitas of the oracular centre, Cumae, which Umbricius has chosen as his new home (amoeni/secessus, 4-5).
The same passage alludes, as noted earlier (VI) to dual patria, thereby recalling the Atticus/Cicero discussion of patria, and the etymologically interlinked amoenitas, amicitia, and amor at the opening of de Legibus 2 (above, II).
Pars ista mundi, quam sibi propriam Sedem dicavit mollis amoenitas Luxusque, sub foedis colonis Servitium tolerat pudendum.