Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Venantius Fortunatus, Honorius Clementianus
(503 words)

b. between AD 530 and 540 in Valdobbiadene near Treviso;

d. shortly after AD 600 in Poitiers;

regarded as the last Latin poet of Antiquity.

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More than 250 poems, most of which are transmitted in a corpus of 11 books; this anthology also contains 10 prose epistles, an interpretation of the Lord’s Prayer (Expositio orationis dominicae), and one of the Creed (Expositio symboli). Outside of this corpus, …

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Horstmann, Henning, “Venantius Fortunatus, Honorius Clementianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0232>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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