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Christopher Nappa is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at University of Minnesota. His research focuses on intersections between Latin poetry and Roman society. He is also interested in intertextuality, the history of satire, and ancient concepts of gender and sexuality. cnappa@umn.edu

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07/31/2017Christopher Nappa
Catullus Online is a freely available digital edition of the poems of Catullus. It can be accessed simply as a Latin text of the poems—in editor Dániel Kiss’s own edition—or with each line linked to a full apparatus. Many poems can also be viewed in photographs from important manuscripts (such as O, courtesy of the Bodleian Library). This is a useful project for its intrinsic value as a new text of Catullus, for its ease of availability, and for the directions it implies for new tools in the study of very old texts. Here I will review it briefly as a text of Catullus, as a website, and...

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