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In Catullus' 3rd poem what does "Veneres Cupidinesque" refer to and what is the signifigance of "passer"?

I've checked some sites but they don't give me clear explanations to these 2 things.

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  1. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Perhaps the translation will help you:

    1. http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/3477/

    2. http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/9654/

    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catullus_3

    4. (note translation!): http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/The_Poetry_of_Gaius_Valerius_Catullus/3

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  2. P.S. Here is a great site but it takes forever to access:

    http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.02.0003:poem=3:line=1

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