Catullus (84 54BCE) couples consummate poetic artistry with intensity of feeling. Tibullus (c. 54 19 BCE) proclaims love for Delia and Nemesis in elegy. The beautiful verse of the "Pervigilium Veneris" (fourth century CE?) celebrates a spring festival in honour of the goddess of love.

Catullus. Tibullus. Pervigilium Veneris 1913, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

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