Essays Tagged: "Catullus"

This essay has to do with Catullus' poetry. How does he feel love and hate for his lover, Lesbia?

Can a person both hate and love at the same time? In Catullus' poetry, he displays the two-sided affection he has for his lover, Lesbia. Through her, he ... sionate love requited and the torment of betrayal, both at the same time.On one hand, Lesbia brings Catullus nothing but happiness. He tells her to "live and love" with him without caring about what " ... r than that, "half paternal, as a father greets his son or smiles at his daughter's husband." Thus, Catullus feels he could never leave this state of ecstasy he is in with Lesbia, for she will always ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biography on Vergil

political career as a senator but he became interested in poetry after meeting friends of the poet Catullus.Vergil’s first book of poetry was, the Eclogues, which appeared around 36 B.C. After h ...

(1 pages) 1093 0 3.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Catulus

The poet Gaius Valerius Catullus (ca. 84-54 B.C.) lived during one of the most turbulent periods in Roman history, and it wa ... rbulent periods in Roman history, and it was against this unpredictable and violent background that Catullus created the poems that we have today. Catullus moved from Verona to Rome as a young man sim ... ns began to be focused on poetry as a result of his membership in the Neoterics. The most famous of Catullus' works are perhaps the so-called Lesbia poems, but these passionate poems represent only on ...

(4 pages) 10 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Musical Catullus assignment

Musical Catullus AssignmentCreated by: Briana AldanaMrs. RobinsLatin 3, Period 514 February 2014Aldana 1Bria ... 3, Period 514 February 2014Aldana 1Briana AldanaMrs. RobinsLatin 3, Period 514 February 2014Musical Catullus Assignment AnalysisThe poem is of the classical poet, Catullus, have been demonstrated to a ... edicated for his lover, Clodia, share common themes with songs we listen to everyday. In the poems, Catullus refers to Clodia as Lesbia, many believe that this was a humble homage to Sappho, who came ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays