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Ausonius : three amusements

Author: Decimus Magnus Ausonius; David R Slavitt
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1998.
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Ausonius, the most famous of the learned poets active in the second half of the fourth century, was born at Bordeaux and taught school there for thirty years before being summoned to court to teach the future emperor Gratian. He subsequently held important public offices, returning to Bordeaux and private life after Gratian's death in 383.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus.
Ausonius.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607107050
Named Person: Decimus Magnus Ausonius; Decimus Magnus Ausonius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Decimus Magnus Ausonius; David R Slavitt
ISBN: 0812234723 9780812234725 0812219538 9780812219531
OCLC Number: 39298993
Description: xii, 86 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Commemorations of the professors of Bordeaux --
A nuptial cento --
Selected epigrams.
Other Titles: Works.
Three amusements
Responsibility: translated by David R. Slavitt.

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Ausonius, the most famous of the learned poets active in the second half of the fourth century, held important public offices. The subjects of many of his poems are typical of the academic world of  Read more...

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"Skill, wit, learning, poetic dexterity, and flabbergasting irreverence-very Ausonian, very amusing and impressive too."-Classical Review "Despite the resurgence of interest in the field of late Read more...

 
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