Propertius, Sextus
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b. between 54 and 48 BC in Asisium (Assisi), Umbria;

d. ca. AD 2;

important Roman elegiac poet.


Propertius’ oeuvre consists of four books of elegies. The first book, also known as Monobiblos, was initially p…

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Bettenworth, Anja, “Propertius, Sextus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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