Catullus


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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)
Translations

Catullus

[kəˈtʌləs] NCatulo

Catullus

[kəˈtʌləs] nCatullo
References in classic literature ?
And then she would sit on my knee, and we would translate Catullus together,--into English kisses; for she was curiously interested in the learned tongue.
With him Sauterne was to Medoc what Catullus was to Homer.
Then there were Lucilius, and Catullus, and Naso, and Quintus Flaccus, - dear Quinty
Certain odd minutes every day went to learning things by heart; he never took a ticket without noting the number; he devoted January to Petronius, February to Catullus, March to the Etruscan vases perhaps; anyhow he had done good work in India, and there was nothing to regret in his life except the fundamental defects which no wise man regrets, when the present is still his.
Here's BRITISH BIRDS, and CATULLUS, and THE HOLY WAR--a bargain, every one of them.
Let's hope Mrs Evans may be a little more circumspect if this evening's ref has a name derived from, say, Catullus or Virgil.
Dennis in The I Tatti Renaissance Library, published in 2006 and reviewed in the spring 2007 Neo-Latin News), so this was also the place to which Giovanni Gioviano Pontano and his humanist friends went to recreate the ambience of Lesbia and Catullus.
Among the great bards providing inspiration in the book are Sappho, Catullus, Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas and Sylvia Plath, as well as Meltham-based poet Simon Armitage.
59, 341pp) by academician author of numerous pedagogical materials Marianthe Colakis is comprised of selections from Catullus, Cicero, Livy, Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, and Vergil.
I think of your girl's sparrow, Catullus, and you take the moment to remind me that my verses should be even less pious than I am.
Horace is often placed at the opposite end of the spectrum to Catullus in discussions on Latin lyric love poetry.
This study on Callimachean allusion via Catullus is intended to be indicative of the influence of Alexandrian poetry upon the Flavian poets as a whole (pp.