Catullus 2


Catullus 2

Catullus 2

Catullus 2 es un poema del poeta romano Cayo Valerio Catulo (87 a. C. – 54 a. C) que describe la relación afectuosa entre la amante de Catulo, Lesbia, y su gorrión mascota. La métrica de este poema es de versos endecasilabos, una forma común en la poesía de Catulo.[1]

Este poema, junto con el resto de los poemas de Catulo, sobrevivió en un único manuscrito descubierto hacia el 1.300 en Verona, y del cual todavía se conservan tres copias. Los numerosos siglos de copiar de las copias, dejó a los estudiosos con dudas sobre varias palabras del poema, aunque se llegó a una versión de consenso.[2]

Referencias

  1. Catullus: the Poems ed. comentado por Kenneth Quinn (St. Martin's Press, 2nd ed., 1973) p.91.
  2. S.J. Harrison y S.J. Heyworth. «Notes on the text, interpretation, and translation problems of Catullus». Oxford University Web. Consultado el 16 de mayo de 2009.
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