Clodia la nueva domina romana.

The paper presents an analysis of Catullus muse, Clodia Metelli, comparing her situation with that of the romen women by the end of the Republican period. Clodia, seems to be more than the cruel and unfaithful domina portrayed by the poet on his verses. Relating her to some of Ciceros comments, in h...

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Autor Principal: Álvarez Espinoza, Nazira
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/kanina/article/view/1058
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/20852
Sumario: The paper presents an analysis of Catullus muse, Clodia Metelli, comparing her situation with that of the romen women by the end of the Republican period. Clodia, seems to be more than the cruel and unfaithful domina portrayed by the poet on his verses. Relating her to some of Ciceros comments, in his famous speech Pro Caelio and in his personal letters, concerning the public and private life of Clodia, we might discover a different woman from the one that tradition has outlined.