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Unformatted text preview: short epics, epigrams, and love poetry. Homer’s poems are also short epics but focus more on the gods and war with a hero. The politician Cicero despised Catullus because Clodia had a relationship with Caelio, who was a friend of Cicero. The main idea of poem five is Catullus love for Lesbia. The main idea of poem 22 is Catullus’ insight into the human condition. Catullus was concerned about the human tendency with self-delusion....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 211 taught by Professor Dr.russel during the Spring '11 term at Fayetteville State University.
- Spring '11