CATULLI Pagina

Haec est pagina de omnibus Gaii Valeri Catulli et operum eorum in classe D. Roberti Cortes adsumptis. 

ASSIGNMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS (New!)

Catullus: Complete Works and Various Translations 

Shocked Poems of Catullus 

Crash Course on Latin Poetic Recitation 

Rubrics for the Catullus Webpage 

Want to read more about the more technical stuff of Latin grammar and prose? Here's the most authoritative Grammar (Allen & Greenough's) in electronic form! 

 This page will be your friend and Mercury for the 2nd Quarter of this school year, dedicated to the introductory study of the life, times, and poems of Catullus. Visit this site often for helps, possible answers to questions, assignments, and Latin "goodies".

(This image is  taken from the website mentioned below it.) http://www.poemofquotes.com/gaiusvaleriuscatullus/

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR OUR STUDY OF CATULLUS: 

  • How much and in what ways does history affect poetry?
  • How does poetry give us a clue to history?
  • What are the advantages of reading poetry in its original language?
  • What do we mean by the phrase “distinctively of Catullus?”
  • In what ways is Catullus “modern”? In what ways are you “ancient”?
  • Why has Catullus survived the centuries?