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Ticida
(173 words)

[German version]

Writer of Latin love poetry, mentioned in Ovid (Tr. 2,433-436) together with Memmius [I 3], Helvius [I 3] Cinna, Anser [2], Cornificius [3] and Valerius [III 3] Cato. A lover (or perhaps his mistress, if T. was a slave) he calls Perilla was in reality one Caecilia Metella (Apul. Apol. 10); other poets praise her under her real name (Ov. Tr. 2,437 f.). Two fragments of T.'s work survive: one of a wedding song in glyconics (Prisc. 1,189), the other of an elegiac poem which praises Valerius [III 3] Cato's Lydia (Suet. Gram. 11,2). An eques Romanus with the name of L. T., …

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Wiseman, T. P. (Exeter), “Ticida”, 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 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1213550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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