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  • If the reader who has no Latin, gets a pleasing impression of Tibullus, that is what I have chiefly hoped to do.

    The Elegies of Tibullus Being the Consolations of a Roman Lover Done in English Verse

  • Marsus, found in the best MSS., calls Tibullus 'iuvenis' at the time of his death, which must have occurred about the same time as

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • "Tibullus" in Dresden in the room of a poor comrade, and who, while he was editing his "Tibullus," had to gather his pease-cod shells on the streets and boil them for his dinner.

    On the Choice of Books

  • Englishings of Tibullus and, mirabillime dictu, the riddles of St. Aldhelm are in the works.

    A Proper Tory Civil Servant

  • Horace's epistle to Albius Tibullus: me pingeum et nitidum bene curate cute vises, cum ridere voles, Epicuri de grege porcum.

    Notes on 'Economies of Excess in Brillat-Savarin, Balzac, and Baudelaire'

  • Sure Virgil would have won – three times – and Horace, and Tibullus and Propertius and Sulpicia and Cicero and … well, everybody.

    No Contest : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Many of our best classical texts have come down to us from these monastic scriptoria of the ninth century; practically all extant Latin poetry except Catullus, Tibullus, and Propertius, and nearly all extant Latin prose except Varro, Tacitus, and Apuleius, were preserved for us by the monks of the Carolingian age.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • “Sulpicia, a Roman woman writer, wrote elegies in Latin that had been attributed to Tibullus.”

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • On this principle they may as well accuse Caius Catullus for calling Clodia Lesbia, Ticidas for substituting the name Perilla for that of Metella, Propertius for concealing the name Hostia beneath the pseudonym of Cynthia, and Tibullus for singing of Delia in his verse, when it was Plania who ruled his heart.

    The Defense

  • The whims of Imperial Rome were there in life, the bath was disclosed, the toilette of a languid Julia, dreaming, waiting for her Tibullus.

    The Magic Skin

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