The directory «Plots»
Catullus Caius Valerius
(84? B.C.–54? B.C.)
Roman poet, b. Verona. Of a well-to-do family, he went c.62 B.C. to Rome. He fell deeply in love, probably with Clodia, sister of Cicero’s opponent Publius Clodius. She was suspected of murdering her husband. Catullus wrote to his beloved, addressed as Lesbia (to recall Sappho of Lesbos), a series of superb little poems that run from early passion... More...
Italy, 1949, Caius Valerius Catullus