“Within a long recess there lies a bay: An island shades it from the rolling sea,
And forms a port secure for ships to ride;
Broke by the jutting land, on either side,
In double circles the briny waters glide.”
– Virgil, Aeneid, Book I, vv. 158 – 162.
Virgil: born Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19BC.