Pentadius fl.3./4. Jh

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Name:
Pentadius fl.3./4. Jh
Alt names:
Pentadius, Dichter
Pentadio
Field of activity:
Poet
Latin Poet
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Spa╠łtlat. Dichter
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 3, 1867, p. 184: "Pentadius, the name prefixed in MSS to ten short elegeies or epigrams.. We know nothing with regard to the personal history of the author of these pieces nor of the period when he may have flourished...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Pentadius, late antique Latin author of unknown date. The Codex Salmasianus attributes to him the poems Anth. Lat. 226 Sh.B. (De Fortuna), 227 (De Adventu Veris) and 259-262. These poems are characterized by the verbatim repetition of the first half of the hexameter in the second half of the pentameter in each couplet, turning an occasional device of Ovid's into game with form....."
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