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  • Catullus 2 — is a renowned poem by the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus ( c . 84 ndash; c . 54 BC) that describes the affectionate relationship between Catullus lover, Lesbia, and her pet sparrow. As scholar and poet John Swinnerton Phillimore has noted,… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 16 — is famous among Catullus s Carmina because it is so sexually explicit that a full English translation was not openly published until the late twentieth century [cite web|url=http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 1 — is traditionally arranged first among the poems of the Roman poet Catullus, though it was not necessarily the first poem that he wrote. It is dedicated to Cornelius Nepos, a historian and minor poet, though some consider Catullus praise of… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 85 — is a poem by the Roman poet Catullus for his mistress Lesbia. Its declaration of conflicting feelings I hate and I love (in Latin, Odi et amo) is renowned for its force and brevity. The meter of the poem is the elegiac couplet. Contents 1 Text 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 4 — is a poem by the ancient Roman writer Catullus. The poem concerns the retirement of a well traveled ship; Catullus draws a strong analogy with human aging, rendering the boat as a person that flies and speaks, with palms (the oars) and purpose.… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 5 — is a passionate and perhaps the most famous poem by Catullus. The poem encourages lovers to scorn the snide comments of others, and to live only for each other, since life is all too brief and death brings on a night of perpetual sleep. Over the… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 12 — is a poem by the Roman poet Catullus. In it, he chides Asinius Marrucinus for stealing one of his napkins, calling it uncouth and noting the disapproval of his brother, Pollio. Note the reversal of the praenomen and nomen in the first line. While …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 2 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Catullus 2 es un poema del poeta romano Cayo Valerio Catulo (87 a. C. – 54 a. C) que describe la relación afectuosa entre la amante de Catulo, Lesbia, y su gorrión mascota. La métrica de este poema es de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Catullus 64 — is an epyllion or little epic poem written by Catullus. Catullus longest poem, it retains his famed linguistic witticisms while expressing an appropriately epic tone.Though ostensibly concerning itself with the marriage of Peleus and the sea… …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus — Catullus, Cajus Valerius, römischer Dichter, geb. 86 v. Chr. zu Verona, lebte in Rom, wo er bald angesehene Freunde, z.B. Cicero, sich erwarb, u. auf seiner Villa auf der Halbinsel Sirmio am Gardasee; er war ein Gegner der Machthaber der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Catullus — Catullus, Gajus Valerius, röm. Dichter, um 84–54 v. Chr., geb. in Verona, aus begüterter Familie, kam jung nach Rom und lebte hier im Verkehr mit angesehenen Männern, wie Hortensius, Cornelius Nepos, Cicero u. a. Das Unglück seines Lebens war die …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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