Catullus, Gaius Valerius

 (c. 84–c. 55 bc) Roman poet.

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  • Catullus, Gaius Valerius — born с 84, Verona, Cisalpine Gaul died с 54 BC, Rome Roman poet. Few facts about his life are certain. Of 116 extant poems, 25 portray an intense and unhappy affair with a married woman ( Lesbia ); others reflect an affair with the youth… …   Universalium

  • Catullus,Gaius Valerius — Ca·tul·lus (kə tŭlʹəs), Gaius Valerius. 84? 54?B.C. Roman lyric poet known for his love poems to “Lesbia,” an aristocratic Roman woman whose real name was Clodia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gaius Valerius Catullus — Gaius Valerius Catullus, deutsch kurz Catull genannt, war ein römischer Dichter des 1. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Er stammte aus Sirmione in der Nähe von Verona. Catull gehörte zum Kreis der Neoteriker und orientierte sich wie diese vor allem an dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gaius Valerius Catullus — noun Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84 54 BC) • Syn: ↑Catullus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Катулл Гай Валерий (Gaius Valerius Catullus) — (около 87 — около 54 до н. э.), римский поэт. Любовная лирика отличается непосредственностью и силой чувства, выделяющих Катулла из всей античной поэзии …   Большой Энциклопедический словарь

  • Catullus — Gaius Valerius Catullus, deutsch kurz Catull genannt, war ein römischer Dichter des 1. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Er stammte aus Sirmione in der Nähe von Verona. Catull gehörte zum Kreis der Neoteriker und orientierte sich wie diese vor allem an dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gaius — /gay euhs/, n. 1. A.D. c110 c180, Roman jurist and writer, esp. on civil law. 2. Caius. * * * (as used in expressions) Gaius Caesar Germanicus Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Gaius Sallustius Crispus Gaius… …   Universalium

  • Valerius — (as used in expressions) Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Valerius Licinianus Licinius Marcus Valerius Martialis Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Catullus Gaius Valerius Flavius Valerius Constantius… …   Universalium

  • Valerius — originally was a Roman nomen of the gens Valeria, one of the oldest patrician families of the city. The name was in use throughout Roman history. Later it became also a given name.Possible Latin forms include, in the nominative: * Valerius , male …   Wikipedia

  • Catullus 2 — is a renowned poem by the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus ( c . 84 ndash; c . 54 BC) that describes the affectionate relationship between Catullus lover, Lesbia, and her pet sparrow. As scholar and poet John Swinnerton Phillimore has noted,… …   Wikipedia

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