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Geometry of the Centre and Extravagance of Analogy. Originality and Tradition in Catullus Poem 68 a (or 68b)

Formal and symbolic aspects of its concentric structure; Paradoxical relationships of comparisons and similes in some of Pindars Odes and in the poems of Catullus
An essay for a conference of the Society for the Study of Biblical and Semitic Rhetoric, entitled Semitic Rhetoric and Beyond, held at the Gregorian University, Rome, 2010.
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Capriccio in Nude Minor

The sight of nudity in some ancient myths, reconsidered with reference to the writings of Propertius, Ovid and Giordano Bruno.
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