Calpurnius

Calpurnius

(Titus Calpurnius Siculus) (kălpûr`nēəs), fl. 1st cent. A.D., Roman poet. His Eclogues (seven pastorals) imitate Vergil with grace and charm.
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In ten minutes after the strangers had departed, Franz was on the road to the Piazza de Spagni, listening with studied indifference to the learned dissertation delivered by Albert, after the manner of Pliny and Calpurnius, touching the iron-pointed nets used to prevent the ferocious beasts from springing on the spectators.
A small but arguably important clue, however, lies in the dedication of one of Philodemus's treatises to Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus.
Patrick is believed to have been born in Britain around 375 AD to Roman parents Calpurnius, deacon and minor local official, and Conchessa.
Eight papers from a February 2014 conference in Paris comprise the second of three volumes showcasing recent research on Roman Declamation, this one focusing on Calpurnius Flaccus.
There is some evidence that it was the home-away-from-Rome for the consul Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesonius, father-in-law to Julius Caesar.
(40) This epode not only uses mollis inertia in its opening line, but it also speaks to Maecenas's feelings as "burning" (urere), a term Karakasis (2013, 231-4) has called chiefly elegiac in his discussion of Calpurnius Siculus's generic interaction with love elegy in Eel.
Calpurnius Piso or Seneca himself, he enjoyed a front-row seat to the legendary Julio-Claudian dysfunctions.
Vesuvius, where he lost his adoptive father and mentor, Pliny the Younger is asked by his friend Aurelia to help her husband Calpurnius, who has been accused of murder in Naples.
He eventually joined the conspiracy of Caius Calpurnius Piso, who planned to overthrow Nero's despotic rule by assassinating him and be made an emperor himself, through the agency of the pretorian guard.