by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE)

Ameana puella defututa
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): SPA
[Ameana]1 puella defututa
Tota milia me decem poposcit,
Ista turpiculo puella naso,
Decoctoris amica Formiani.
Propinqui, quibus est puella curae,
Amicos medicosque conuocate:
Non est sana puella, nec rogare
Qualis sit [solet aes imaginosum]2.

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1 Orff: "Ammiana"
2 Orff: "solide est imaginosa"


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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Mario Rapisardi) , no title, first published 1889
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Saúl Botero Restrepo

This text was added to the website: 2015-10-07
Line count: 8
Word count: 34