Extra Credit

 Your 3 *Favorite* Activities, and a few words about why they worked for you Social Photography – Even though we also did an activity with snapchat I preferred the Instagram activity.  It was fun and casual.  I really enjoyed seeing everyones day collectively when viewing the tag.  With this activity I felt a kinship to … More Extra Credit

Catullus was born c. 84 BCE and died in 54 BCE.  He was a Roman poet whose expressions of love and hatred are considered some of the finest lyric poetry of ancient Rome.  In many of his poems he speaks of his love for a woman who he calls Lesbia whose real identity is uncertain.  He … More

“namque totius vobis frontem tabernae sopionibus scribam” —  For I shall draw dicks all over your shopfront. (Catullus 37)

Lesbia mi dicit semper male nec tacet umquam de me: Lesbia me dispeream nisi amat quo signo? quia sunt totidem mea: deprecor illam assidue verum dispeream nisi amo. Lesbia always talks bad to me nor is she ever silent  about me: may I die if Lesbia does not love me. by what sign? because they … More

#87

Nulla potest mulier tantum se dicere amatam vere, quantum a me Lesbia amata mea est. nulla fides ullo fuit umquam foedere tanta, quanta in amore tuo ex parte reperta mea est. No woman can say she was so much loved as much as my lesbia is loved by me. no faith so great was ever … More #87

#79

Lesbius est pulcer.  quid ni? quem Lesbia malit. quam te cum tota gente, catulle, tua. sed tamen hic pulcer vendat cum gente catullum, si tria notorum suavia reppererit. Lesbius is beautiful.  Why not? Lesbia prefers him more than you with your whole clan, Catullus, but still, the beautiful boy would sell Catullus with his people, … More #79