b. ca. AD 26;
d. ca. AD 102;
Roman epic poet.
The only extant work is his Punica, which is concerned with the Second Punic War (218–201 BC).
Transmitted in a codex discovered by G.F. Poggio during the Council of Constance in 1417, but now lost. All later codices (32 in total) descend from this codex via another codex, which is also lost.