Quotes by Ausonius

About Ausonius:

Decimius Magnus Ausonius 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.

Author Bio

  • NameAusonius
  • DescriptionPoet
  • Born310
  • Died395
  • CountryAncient Rome
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer