Prudentius, Aurelius Clemens
(1,115 words)

b. 348, probably in Calagurris (Spain);

d. after AD 405;

Christian Latin poet.


The œuvre of Prutentius, who is probably the most important Late Antique Christian poet (Horatius Christianus), comprises lyrical and hexametric works. The arrangement of t…

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Tschäpe, Elsa-Maria, “Prudentius, Aurelius Clemens”, 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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