Definition of Statius, Publius Papinius in English:

Statius, Publius Papinius

Syllabification: Sta·ti·us, Publius Papinius
Pronunciation: /ˈstāSH(ē)əs
( Circa ad 45-96), Roman poet. He is best known for the Silvae, a miscellany of poems addressed to friends, and for the Thebais, an epic concerning the bloody quarrel between the sons of Oedipus.

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