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date: 06 December 2022

Caninius Rufuslocked

Caninius Rufuslocked

  • Brian Campbell

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Caninius (RE 13) Rufus, a wealthy landowner and benefactor of *Comum, and friend of *Pliny (2) the Younger, who wrote to him mainly about their shared literary interests (Ep. 1. 3; 2. 8; 3. 7; 6. 21; 7. 18; 8. 4; 9. 33). Rufus intended to write an epic poem in Greek celebrating *Trajan's conquest of *Dacia.

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  • Latin Literature

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