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Clodia

(klō`dĕə), fl. 1st cent. B.C., Roman matron, famous among the ancient Romans for her beauty; sister of Publius ClodiusClodius
(Publius Clodius Pulcher) , d. 52 B.C., Roman politician. He belonged to the Claudian gens (see Claudius), and his name is also written as Publius Claudius Pulcher. He was brother to Appius Claudius Pulcher and to the notorious Clodia. In 62 B.C.
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. She was suspected of murdering her husband, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Celer (see MetellusMetellus
, ancient Roman family of the plebeian gens Caecilia. Lucius Caecilius Metellus, d. c.221 B.C., consul (251 B.C.), fought in the First Punic War. He was pontifex maximus (from 243) and was said to have been blinded (241) in rescuing the Palladium from the burning
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, family), and she accused her lover, Marcus Caelius Rufus, of trying to murder her. According to tradition one of her many lovers was the poet CatullusCatullus
(Caius Valerius Catullus) , 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.
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; if this is true then it was she whom he immortalized as Lesbia.
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Tan irrelevante como es ahora para nosotros saber si la "Lesbia" de los poemas de Catulo aludia o no a Clodia Metelli (Clodia, esposa de Metelo), una supuesta amante del poeta sobre la que hoy poco o nada sabemos fuera de esos dos nombres y de una incierta fama de mujer licenciosa.
Una caracteristica de Saturnia es que es de las pocas colonias romanas de la epoca que carece de puerto (90), y por lo que parece estaria intrinsecamente ligada, como muchos otros centros, a una carretera, la via Clodia (91).
My Carmen, see, makes your Clodia seem blowsy, a diluted wine, a dull receptacle for perfumed, sheet-wrapped goatherds.
Romanian Social Dialogue Minister Aurelia, Bucharest Governor Paul Nicolae Petrovani Former Prime Minister and candidate for presidency Mihai Razvan Angureanux, EU deputy Clodia Tapardel and Bosnia Herzegovinian Ambassador to Bucharest Dusko Kovacevic attended at the event.
School youth will always favor Catullus and his passionate affair with Clodia (Lesbia) and the violent emotional changes from hating to loving, but one grows up and Horace is the antidote, as the author discovered.
Even within the so-called 'personal' poetry some narrative strands were suppressed in the continual recuperation of the one story that has dominated the reception of Catullus: the story of Catullus' love for Lesbia (commonly reckoned to be a pseudonym for the historical woman Clodia Metelli).
When covering Sallust's account of Catiline's conspiracy, Kempshall might well have referred to the very rhetorical speeches of Cicero, with which he destroyed the conspiracy, just as he destroyed Clodia in his brilliant defence of Caelius, with plenty of dramatic irony.
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2) As well-suited as she may be for the role of a predatory Lesbia / Clodia from Catullus, Anne Greenstein's closest parallel is ironically the fictional representation of the otherwise real historical person Alcibiades who appears in Plato's Symposium, a dialogue devoted to understanding eros or sexual love, and a text specifically referred to by Bill in his lecture at the movie's start.
Historicamente la Lesbia catuliana ha sido identificada Clodia Metelli, una patricia miembro de la celebre gens de los Claudios, hermana del famoso Clodio Pulcher y esposa de Quinto Metello Celer (103 a.
A telling example of such a treatment comes in the figure of Clodia in Cicero's Pro Caelio.
He frequently accuses her of being unfaithful to him, which is in itself ironic because, if Lesbia was realty the Roman noblewoman Clodia Metelli - and there seems to be little doubt; that she was - she already had a husband.