Tag Archives: Catullus

Catullus 48

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Catullus 12, A Stolen Napkin

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Catullus 99: Sweet Juventius

… Surripui tibi, dum ludis, mellite Iuventi, suaviolum dulci dulcius ambrosia. verum id non impune tuli: namque amplius horam suffixum in summa me memini esse cruce, dum tibi me purgo nec possum fletibus ullis tantillum vestrae demere saevitiae. nam simul id factum est, multis diluta […]

Catullus 31, On Coming Home

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Catullus 51

… Catullus’s famous Lesbia poem, 51, imitates Sappho, the Greek poet whose work was almost completely destroyed by the early Christians who thought she was perverse. Scholars imagine that the real woman Catullus was addressing would have known Sappho’s poem, and understood full well that […]

Catullus 8

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Catullus 13

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Carmina Catulli: 1 – 7

… What follows are the first seven poems of Catullus in Latin with humble translations by me; I also do a reading in Latin of Catullus 2: Passer. Hope you enjoy it and get a feeling for the sounds. The poems of Catullus come from […]

Catullus 5: Lugete, o Veneres Cupidenesque

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