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Propertius

[proh-pur-shee-uh s, -shuh s]
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noun
  1. Sex·tus [seks-tuh s] /ˈsɛks təs/, c50–c15 b.c., Roman poet.
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Historical Examples

  • In this way Propertius fulfilled his promise to Maecenas, iii.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

    George Middleton

  • There are also many reminiscences of Horace, Ovid, and Propertius.

  • But in all the higher qualities of a poet Propertius is as much their superior.

  • He is now professor at Shelborough University and is editing Propertius.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • Like other Roman poets, Propertius is professedly an imitator of the Greeks.


British Dictionary definitions for propertius

Propertius

noun
  1. Sextus (ˈsɛkstəs). ?50–?15 bc, Roman elegiac poet
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