prudentius

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Prudentius (pruːˈdɛnʃəs)
 
n
Aurelius Clemens (ɔːˈriːlɪəs ˈklɛmɛnz). 348--410 ad, Latin Christian poet, born in Spain. His works include the allegory Psychomachia

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prudentius

Christian Latin poet whose Psychomachia ("The Contest of the Soul"), the first completely allegorical poem in European literature, was immensely influential in the Middle Ages.

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