Renowned Latin epic poet (Quint. Inst. 10,1,90) of the late 1st cent. AD (Tac. Dial. 9,2-5; 10,2; Juv. 7,80 f.), friend of Iulius [IV 21] Secundus (ibid. 5,2 f.). Works do not survive; the attribution of the Laus Pisonis to him is not justified.
Schanz/Hosius, vol. 2, 545.
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Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance),
“Saleius Bassus”, 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 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510