Maximianus (poet)

Maximianus (poet)

Maximianus or Maximian (sometimes referred to as Maximianus Etruscus) was a Latin elegiac poet of the 6th century, who has been called "in some sort, the last of the Roman poets".

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Maximianus (poet) - Reception
... Despite its erotic content, Maximianuss verse was part of the corpus of texts used in the 11th and 12th centuries to teach schoolboys the rudiments of Latin, though its use for this purpose was ... A Middle English poem entitled "Le Regret de Maximian" was based on Maximianuss first elegy, and Chaucer's use of the Latin poets work has been investigated by a number of ... Gauricus, suppressing the distich in which the name Maximianusappears and altering the reference to Boethius, published the verse as the work of the first-century ...