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[ti-buhl-uh s]
  1. Al·bi·us [al-bee-uh s] /ˈæl bi əs/, c54–c19 b.c., Roman poet.
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Historical Examples

  • Tibullus was on friendly terms with Horace, who addressed to him Od.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

    George Middleton

  • The three chief elegists are Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid.

  • They were left unfinished by Tibullus, and were published after his death.

  • The elegies of Tibullus are less learned than those of his contemporaries.

  • The authors of their predilection were Catullus, Propertius, and Tibullus.

British Dictionary definitions for tibullus


  1. Albius (ˈælbɪəs). ?54–?19 bc, Roman elegiac poet
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