ausonius was a Christian, but his poems have no specifically Christian contents.
They are first mentioned by ausonius, who styles them Sillin Insul.
That the mythical period was treated of is shown by ausonius, Ep.
And what have ausonius and his correspondents to say about this?
Other lovers, like ausonius and Apollinaris Sidonius, were pedantic imitators.
Much had happened between the death of ausonius and his birth.
From Trier to Toulouse he made his way with ease by river and by road, and it might be ausonius again.
But that ausonius himself called his poems “idyls” is highly doubtful.
Then he announced a course of lectures on ausonius, to begin on 30 July.
In virtue of this poem ausonius ranks not merely as the last, or all but the last, of Latin, but as the first of French poets.