A report on Verona and Catullus

Modern bust of Catullus on the Piazza Carducci in Sirmione.
Catullus at Lesbia's by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
The Roman Ponte Pietra in Verona
Bithynia within the Roman Empire
Equestrian statue of Cangrande I
Catullus et in eum commentarius (1554)
The Lion of Saint Mark, located in Piazza delle Erbe, the symbol of the Venetian Republic
Lesbia, 1878 painting by John Reinhard Weguelin inspired by the poems of Catullus
The Arche scaligere, tombs of the ancient lords of Verona
Panoramic view of the city from Castel San Pietro
Palazzo Barbieri is Verona City Hall
Palazzo del Governo is the seat of the Province of Verona
The Ponte Scaligero, completed in 1356
Verona Arena
Piazza delle Erbe
Porta Borsari
Piazza dei Signori
San Zeno Basilica, like many other Veronese churches, is built with alternating layers of white stone and bricks
The balcony of Juliet's house
The Portoni della Bra
The Verona Cathedral
The Santa Maria Antica
The Sant'Anastasia
The San Giorgio in Braida
An ATV bus in Verona
Verona Porta Nuova railway station
Verona airport

Gāius Valerius Catullus was born to a leading equestrian family of Verona, in Cisalpine Gaul.

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Nago–Torbole and the northern part of the lake

Lake Garda

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Largest lake in Italy.

Largest lake in Italy.

Nago–Torbole and the northern part of the lake
Lake Garda and the mountains above Malcesine Castle in the North.
Sirmione at Lake Garda
Lake Garda from space with its wind pattern
Ferry boat on the lake.

It is a popular holiday location in northern Italy, about halfway between Brescia and Verona, and between Venice and Milan on the edge of the Dolomites.

In ancient times, poets like Catullus wrote about "Lacus Benacus" with its mild climate vivified by the winds.