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Prudentius

noun
  1. Aurelius Clemens (ɔːˈriːlɪəs ˈklɛmɛnz). 348–410 ad, Latin Christian poet, born in Spain. His works include the allegory Psychomachia
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Examples from the Web for prudentius

Historical Examples

  • I, 150, quotes the following lines of Prudentius Ad Gallicinium.

    The Kath Sarit Sgara

    Somadeva Bhatta

  • The sign of the cross on the forehead and heart, says Prudentius, banishes all evil.

    The Catacombs of Rome

    William Henry Withrow

  • To this custom Prudentius refers in his hymn for Hippolytus day.

    The Catacombs of Rome

    William Henry Withrow

  • It is mentioned by Prudentius as being in the vicinity of the Via Sacra.

    Rambles in Rome

    S. Russell Forbes

  • Of those who attempted this task, Prudentius is perhaps the greatest name.

    Romance

    Walter Raleigh