Sergeant Glaudi Rutilius Namatsian (Namatianus, Rutilius Glaudius)( Roman poet)
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Biography Sergeant Glaudi Rutilius Namatsian (Namatianus, Rutilius Glaudius)
Namatsian, rutile Sergeant Glaudi; Namatianus, Rutilius Glaudius, beginning in V. n. e., Roman poet. Place from Gaul, lived in Rome, where he held senior positions, among them the prefect of the city in 414 g. Apparently, in 417 g. returned to the sea to their homeland to save their property from barbarian threats. Description of this trip is the subject of the work, now known as The Return (De reditu suo) in 2 books (the name it was not given by the author). Poem H. belongs to a popular literary genre itinerariev (route descriptions), in which he worked until Horace and Ovid. Product H. written beautiful elegiac distihami not retained in their entirety: missing some verses in the book. I, of the book. II there were only 68. Story of a tour H. often interrupts the trip: he was happy to describe various oddities, meeting friends, about whom he speaks with great warmth. N. advocate of pagan tradition and the "Roman" Rome, because during the conversations on the ship he blames monks, Jews, as well as vandal Stilihona. Deserves special attention in the poem H. hymn in honor of the Divine Rome. Rome, which h. left with a heavy heart, seemed the embodiment of greatness and power. Praising the great past Rimac connected in the poem with the belief in immortality, and its special mission. In the poem through a good Latin punched warm feelings of the poet.