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By Bloomsbury Publishing,N.M. Kay

Decimus Magnus Ausonius of Bordeaux, whose existence spanned the higher a part of the fourth century advert, was once the most major literary and political figures of his age. After a tutorial profession in his local Gaul he was once appointed instruct to the longer term emperor Gratian, a place in which he completed nice strength for himself and his kinfolk. He was once made consul in 379 and later lived to get pleasure from a ripe previous age because the grand previous guy of Latin letters. during this sleek variation of Ausonius' brief poems, gathered jointly lower than the overall heading of epigrams, N.M. Kay supplies a line-by-line observation facing issues of literary, linguistic, historic and different curiosity. The epigrams throw gentle on many points of Ausonius' existence, profession and attitudes in addition to on fourth-century Latin literature, and may therefore be of curiosity to scholars of the fourth-century western global, of Latin literature, and of the epigram shape specifically. This version comprises either Latin textual content and translation.

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