KVINT Catullus Lutatius (Lutatius Catulus, Quintus)( Roman politician, writer and speaker)
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Biography KVINT Catullus Lutatius (Lutatius Catulus, Quintus)
Lutatius Catullus, Quintus; Lutatius Catulus, Quintus, OK. 150-87 he. BC. e., a Roman politician, writer and speaker. He was elected consul in 102 g. with Marius. In 101 g. Both joined their forces and defeated the Germans near Vercellae. While Mari considered a victory solely to our credit, but the Senate has recognized the two leaders of the right to triumph. Upon his return to Rome L.K. built the temple of the goddess of fortune and built himself a beautiful house on the Palatine. Hated Marius, in 87 g. was introduced to them in the proscription lists, and suicide. L.K was a man of high culture, fully formed, known for knowledge of Greek. As speaker, he received recognition of Cicero, which made him one of the heroes of his dialogue on rhetoric. Was known funeral speech L.K. in honor of the mother (delivered, probably in 103 g.). L.K. was also the author of historical works, the memories of consulates and their acts (De consulatu et rebus gestis suis), as well as works from which the preserved fragments. Apparently, it was a collection of various legends, myths and legends of the local model Timea. Beyond that survived 2 more amorous epigram.