The Poems of Catullus (Oxford World's Classics)

The Poems of Catullus (Oxford World's Classics)


Of all Greek and Latin poets Catullus could be the main available to the trendy reader. Dealing candidly with the elemental human feelings of affection and hate, his virile, own tone exerts a robust attraction on all types of readers. The 116 poems gathered during this new translation contain the recognized Lesbia poems and demonstrate the total diversity of Catullus's mastery of lyric meter, mythological subject matters, and epigrammatic invective and wit.

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