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  title={Catullus and Horace on Roman Women Poets},
  author={Judith P. Hallett},
  pages={65 - 88}
We treasure both Gaius Valerius Catullus and Quintus Horatius Flaccus for their literary gifts and for their lyrics on the power of love and the pleasures of sophisticated urban living. We also, and often, treasure Catullus and Horace together; after all, both poets share a number of distinctive interests: metrically, stylistically, thematically, and what one might call professionally. Among these common professional interests is their shared literary debt to a female predecessor, the early… 
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