Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Scylla and Charybdis/198
Annotations[edit | edit source]
nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita (Italian) in the middle of the journey of our life. This is the opening line of Dante's Inferno. Dante was thirty-five in 1300, the year in which the Divine Comedy is set. Seventy years is the traditional lifespan allotted to mankind (Psalms 90:10).
From hour to hour it rots and rots Quote taken from As You Like It
References[edit | edit source]
- Gifford (1988) 239. Gifford Latinizes Chronolologos by altering it to Chronolologus.
- Gifford (1988) 240.
Thornton (1968) 203.