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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography
Secundinus, a Poet
Secundinus (11), a poet, a contemporary and correspondent of Sidonius Apollinaris ( Ep. v. 8) who apparently highly esteemed Secundinus as a writer of hexameter verse on minor subjects, such as royal hunting parties and marriages. Secundinus afterwards attempted satire, and Sidonius highly commends a composition in hendecasyllabic metre, urging him to continue this kind of composition. It appears ( Ep. ii. 10) that some of his hexameters were inscribed upon the wall of the basilica built at Lyons by Patiens (bishop c. 451â€“491), and he may have been one of the many minor poets who flourished at Lyons in the latter half of 5th cent.
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Wace, Henry. Entry for 'Secundinus, a Poet'. A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hwd/s/secundinus-a-poet.html. 1911.
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