[proh-pur-shee-uh s, -shuh s]
- Sex·tus [seks-tuh s] /ˈsɛks təs/, c50–c15 b.c., Roman poet.
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In this way Propertius fulfilled his promise to Maecenas, iii.
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.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight
He is now professor at Shelborough University and is editing Propertius.Passing By
Like other Roman poets, Propertius is professedly an imitator of the Greeks.A History of Roman Literature
Harold North Fowler
- Sextus (ˈsɛkstəs). ?50–?15 bc, Roman elegiac poet