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Work File 1. What are the life dates of Catullus? 84 –54 bce 2. Why was Catullus considered a “new poet?" Catullus was considered a “new poet” because Cicero thought less of Catullus 3. How was Catullus’ poetry different from that of the early Roman poets? While other Roman poets wrote educational and thought provoking poems, Catullus wrote about love, grief, and abuse.
4. What segment of Roman life does Catullus portray in his poetry?

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