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  • Name: Ausonius
  • Born: 06/25/2020 (0 years old)
  • Died: c. 395
  • Occupation: poet, teacher

Decimus or Decimius Magnus Ausonius (/ɔːˈsniəs/; c.?310 ? c. 395) was a Roman poet and teacher of rhetoric from Burdigala in Aquitaine, modern Bordeaux, France. For a time he was tutor to the future emperor Gratian, who afterwards bestowed the consulship on him. His best-known poems are Mosella, a description of the river Moselle, and Ephemeris, an account of a typical day in his life. His many other verses show his concern for his family, friends, teachers, and circle of well-to-do acquaintances and his delight in the technical handling of meter.

Birth Place: Burdigala

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