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Passennus Paullus Propertius

Edward Courtney

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics


Published online March 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780199381135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.013.4765

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Passennus Paullus Propertius, an eques (see equites) from Assisi (*Asisium), whose contemporary *Pliny (2) (Ep. 6. 15, 9. 22) praises him for his elegies as being, like his actual descent, Propertian (see propertius). He also wrote Horatian lyric (see horace).

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Subjects: Classical Literature

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