Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
Professor and poet (310-394)

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  • Ausonius, Decimus Magnus — ▪ Latin poet and rhetorician born c. 310, , Burdigala, Gaul [now Bordeaux, France] died c. 395, , Burdigala       Latin poet and rhetorician interesting chiefly for his preoccupation with the provincial scene of his native Gaul.       Ausonius… …   Universalium

  • AUSONIUS, DECIMUS MAGNUS —    a Roman poet, a native of Gaul, born in Bordeaux; tutor to the Emperor Gratian, who, on coming to the throne, made him prefect of Latium and of Gaul, and consul of Rome. He was a good versifier and stylist, but no poet (300 394) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Decimus Magnus Ausonius —     Decimus Magnus Ausonius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Decimus Magnus Ausonius     A professor and poet born about A. D. 310; died, probably, about A.D. 394. The son of a physician of Bordeaux, he studied first in that city, then at Toulouse,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • AUSONIUS seu DECIMUS MAGNUS AUSONIUS — AUSONIUS, seu DECIMUS MAGNUS AUSONIUS Gallus Burdigalensis, patre natus Ausoniô Medicô, Rhetor, Poeta et Gratiani Imperatoris Praeceptor fuit, a quo, cum ipsi simul et patri Quaestor fuislet, ad Praefecturam duplicem et Consulatum evectus est, A …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Decimus Magnus Ausonius — Decimius Magnus Ausonius (* um 310 in Burdigala (Bordeaux), † nach 393 ebd.) war ein spätantiker hoher gallo römischer Staatsbeamter, Prinzenerzieher und Dichter. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke 3 Ausonius und der Weinbau 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ausonĭus — Ausonĭus, Decimus Magnus, der namhafteste röm. Dichter des 4. Jahrh. n. Chr., geb. um 310 zu Burdigala (Bordeaux), Christ, stand als Lehrer der Beredsamkeit und Grammatik in seiner Vaterstadt in solchem Ruf, daß ihn Kaiser Valentinian zum… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ausonius — Ausonĭus, Decimus Magnus, röm. Dichter, geb. zu Burdigala (Bordeaux) um 310, 378 Präfekt von Gallien, 379 Konsul, gest. um 395. Von seinen Gedichten sind unter anderm 20 sog. Idyllen übrig, unter denen »Mosella« (Verherrlichung des Moseltals) die …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ausonius — Ausonius,   Decimus Magnus, lateinischer Dichter, * Burdigala (heute Bordeaux) um 310, ✝ ebenda um 395; Lehrer der Rhetorik, Prinzenerzieher, Hofdichter und Gelehrter. Er war Christ, doch war ihm die heidnische Götterwelt vertrauter. Neben Hof… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Decimus — was a Roman praenomen. It means tenth , and was originally used as a name for tenth sons, but it was later used as a generic name. Among those named Decimus were: Decimus Clodius Albinus, would be emperor of the 2nd century AD Decimus Junius… …   Wikipedia

  • Ausonius — /ɔˈsoʊniəs/ (say aw sohneeuhs) noun Decimus Magnus, c. AD 310–395, Roman poet …   Australian English dictionary

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