Caesius Bassus 1st cent

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Caesius Bassus 1st cent
Alt names:
Bassus, Caesius
C. Caesius Bassus
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Lyric Poet
His Caesius Bassus, Atilius Fortunatianus, c1987: p. 7 (Roman poet and literary scholar)
Ox. class. dict., 2nd ed. (Bassus, Caesius, 1st cent.)
Kl. Pauly (Caesius Bassus)
LC class. PA (Caesius Bassus, 1st cent. C.E.)
Enc. Brit., 15th ed
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 472: "Bassus, Caesius, 1. "A Roman lyric poet, who flourished about the middle of the first century...two lines only of his composition have been preserved...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Caesius ,II, 8, lyrical poet of the 1st cent AD, Lyrical poet of the 1st cent. AD
according to Quint. Inst. 10,1,96, he was -- apart from Horace -- the only Roman lyricist worth reading
only one verse is extant. Persius was a friend of B., and dedicated his sixth satire to him...." from Leonhardt, Jurgen. (Marburg/Lahn). "Caesius." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2008. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 21 November 2008
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