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Catullus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


There survives no ancient biography of Catullus: his life has to be pieced together from scattered references to him in other ancient authors and from his poems.

The Life of Catullus


Gaius Valerius Catullus was born around 84 BC and died sometime near 54 BC. Both of these dates are mired in controversy, and are primarily based on events ...

Gaius Valerius Catullus Biography - The Poem of Quotes


Read about the life, history and poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus in this biography about the 1st century BCE famous Roman poet.

Gaius Valerius Catullus Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


Catullus was born in Verona. St. Jerome gives the year 87 B.C. and says that he died at age 30. Since events of 55 B.C. are referred to in several of Catullus's ...

Catullus - Ancient Rome - Classical Literature


Gaius Valerius Catullus was born around 87 or 84 BCE into a leading equestrian family of Verona (the equestrian order was the lower ...

Catullus Biography - eNotes.com


Roman poet. Examine the life, times, and work of Catullus through detailed author biographies on eNotes.

Catullus - VRoma


Short Curriculum Vitae Born in Verona (Gallia Cisalpina) around 82 B.C.. Father was a friend of Julius Caesar's. Falls in love with Clodia, around 60 B.C.

Catullus - Classics - Oxford Bibliographies


Jan 13, 2014 ... In the first half of the 20th century, critics still attempted to recover details of Catullus's biography, and especially of his love affair with Lesbia, ...

Catullus - New World Encyclopedia


Biography. Little about Catullus's life is known for sure. Most sources, including Suetonius and the poet Ovid (Amores III.XV), agree ...

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Catullus | Roman poet | Britannica.com


May 6, 2014 ... Catullus, in full Gaius Valerius Catullus (born c. 84 bce, Verona, Cisalpine Gaul— died c. 54 bce, Rome), Roman poet whose expressions of ...

Gaius Valerius Catullus : The Poetry Foundation


Abr. 150H and 154H) writes that Catullus was born at Verona in 87 B.C. (An. Abr. 1930) and that he died in his thirtieth year. Apuleius (Apol. 10) writes that the ...

Catullus Biography


Quintus Valerius Catullus was born around 84 BC. We know for a fact that his cognomen was Catullus. Several biographers have suggested the nomen to be ...

Gaius Valerius Catullus - Gaius Valerius Catullus Biography - Poem ...


Gaius Valerius Catullus's biography and life story.Gaius Valerius Catullus was a Latin poet of the Republican period. His surviving works are still read widely, ...

Gaius Valerius Catullus | Academy of American Poets


Very little is objectively known of the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus. It is believed that he was born in Verona in 84 B.C. to a wealthy and well-connected family.