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The Stages of Grief
Relief of a Roman funeral procession. The Stages of Grief through the Lens of Catullus 101 By Lily Nesvold   There i (More)
Catullus 101: Hello and Goodbye
Amiternum relief, first century BCE, showing a Roman funeral procession, in the Museo Nazionale d'Abruz (More)
Everything Old Is New Again
Credit: Harvard University Press Blog Everything Old Is New Again Returning Translations to Their Original Meanings By Olivia Wells   Have you ever wondered what’s lost in translation? Now, I could mean this literally or figuratively – (More)
Graecia Capta: Catullus and Philodemus
  By Mati Davis   Catullus 85 Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris? Nescio sed fieri sentio et excrucior.   Hating and loving. You might want to ask why, why do I do this. Ι᾽m at a loss, but it still h (More)
Turpis Fausta
Lesbia and her Sparrow, 1860, artist unknown Turpis Fausta by Lily Nesvold   ōdī Faustam tantum, quae (ēn!) habet ōs, sane, turpe. Flaccus dīligit illud monstrum, nescio quārē. taedet mē vītae cum spectō fēminam et illum. omnēs (More)
Blinded by Love
Lesbia and her Sparrow, by Sir Edward John Poynter Catullus 83 by Lily Nesvold   Lesbia mi praesente viro mala plurima dicit: haec illi fatuo maxima laetitia est. mule, nihil senti (More)
Graecia Capta: Sappho and Catullus
Artwork by Mati Davis, based on Lesbia and her Sparrow by Edward John Poynter and In the Days of Sappho by John William Godward By Mati Davis   Sappho 31   φαίνεταί μοι κῆνος ἴσος θέοισιν ἔμμεν᾽ ὤνηρ, ὄττις ἐνάντιός τοι (More)