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Author, writing in North Africa under the Vandals, of a book of epigrams edited in AD 534 and passed down in the Codex Salmasianus (Anth. Lat. 287-375 = 282-370 Shackleton Bailey). 203 = 194 Sh. B. and the epithalamium (Virgil Cento) 18 are also his. The correct form of his name is probably L., not Luxorius. L. is possibly identical with Lisorius, who has some verses quoted in mediaeval grammars. Those of his poems that are of cultural or historical interest consist predominantly of mocking and epideictic epigrams (e.g.…

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Lausberg, Marion (Augsburg), “Luxurius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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