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Ca·tul·lus

 (kə-tŭl′əs), Gaius Valerius 84?-54? bc.
Roman lyric poet known for his love poems to an aristocratic woman he named "Lesbia," but whose true identity he hid.

Catullus

(kəˈtʌləs)
n
(Biography) Gaius Valerius (ˈɡaɪəs vəˈlɪərɪəs). ?84–?54 bc, Roman lyric poet, noted particularly for his love poems
Catullan adj

Ca•tul•lus

(kəˈtʌl əs)

n.
Gaius Valerius, 84?–54? B.C., Roman poet.
Ca•tul′li•an, adj.
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Noun1.Catullus - Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)Catullus - Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)
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Catullus

[kəˈtʌləs] NCatulo

Catullus

[kəˈtʌləs] nCatullo
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It was not by chance that, immediately on returning from Rome, he alone among his compatriots felt compelled to seek out the finest winters and to consult Henri de Regnier, for example (who later told me the story), on the texts of his Proses lyriques, when Catulle Mendes was there and perfectly happy to assist.
Apart from Gautier (1811-1872), poets such as Leconte de Lisle (1818-1894) and Catulle Mendes (1841-1909) were pillars of the Movement.
The plural and more general miserarum referring to unspecified females lost in love form a striking contrast to the masculine singular, specifically identified miser Catulle of Poem 8.
Indeed, throughout his life he encountered many prominent political and cultural figures, a number of whom make cameo appearances in this biography; these include Jules Massenet, Marcel Proust, Alphonse Daudet, Pierre Loti, Sarah Bernhardt, Sacha Guitry, Catulle Mendes, King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, Pauline Viardot, and Jean Cocteau.
9) As Frazier indicates, so much of Moore's poetic writing during the period was part of the tutelage of the artist-in-waiting: "He followed Lopez's curriculum for writing outrageous Baudelairean verse, took his weekly tutorial from Mallarme, and apparently aped the mannerisms of Catulle Mendes, doing his best to be a satanic, superaesthetic, and sophisticated poet" (p.
La ville merveilleuse," rhapsodized the French poet Jeanne Catulle Mendes, and the name stuck: Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) later became a synonym for Rio in song and tourist literature.