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Catullus 22: Suffenus iste – A Catullan Riddle?

Robson, James (2007). Catullus 22: Suffenus iste – A Catullan Riddle? Classica et Mediaevalia, 58 pp. 209–214.

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Catullus 22 comprises a puzzle. A fellow poet is identified by a pseudonym, Suffenus, the conceit of the poem being that this man’s identity may be guessed by his addressee, Varus. The implications for Catullus’ wider audience, and the moral with which Catullus ends his poem, are also discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0106-5815
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Item ID: 19106
Depositing User: James Robson
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2009 14:43
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:32
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