Rutilius Claudius Namatianus
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b. in Toulouse (?); active in the 1st half of the 5th cent. AD;

Roman official, author of a Latin itinerary.


The itinerary, written in elegiac distichs, is the only known work by Rutilius. The opening of the first book is missing, and only the first 68 verses of the second book are extant, together with a further 38 fragmentary verses.


Both the ext…

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Tschäpe, Elsa-Maria, “Rutilius Claudius Namatianus”, 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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