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Prudentius

(Aurelius Clemens Prudentius) (pro͞odĕn`shəs), b. 348, Christian Latin poet, b. Spain. He wrote a number of hymns, occasional Christian lyrics, and poems on saints. Although he held a high place at the Roman court, he eventually retired to devote himself to religion.

Bibliography

See B. M. Peebles, The Poet Prudentius (1951).

Prudentius

Aurelius Clemens . 348--410 ad, Latin Christian poet, born in Spain. His works include the allegory Psychomachia
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