NEMEZIAN (Nemesianus)( Roman poet)
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Nemezian, Marcus Aurelius Olympius; Nemesianus, Marcus Aurelius Olympius, con. III in. n. e., Roman poet. Place of Carthage. Wrote eclogues (rural elegy), which persisted in four, in the manuscript tradition, they lived side by side with the bucolic Calpurnia Sicula and only in 1854, Mr.. were considered works of H. By category and composition, as well as language and style they are directly associated with the work of predecessors, N., notably Virgil and Sicula Calpurnia, whom he often unwittingly imitates. Noteworthy eclogue 3, in which H. introduced had not been encountered so far in the bucolic poetry of the Dionysian themes, namely, the praise of Bacchus, which says Ban. Also interesting eclogue 4, in which a shepherd praise his beloved, and another lover. N. was also the author of several didactic epic poems: On Fishing (Nalieutica), on Navigation (Nautica) and information about hunting (Cynegetica). Poems missing, . only 325 survived the initial verses of the poem on hunting, . established in 283/284 years. and this vast laudatory introduction to the poem in honor of the emperors Calpurnia and Numerian, . and a description of hunting dogs and horses, . Hunting Equipment,
. Rather mistakenly attributed to H. poem about catching birds (De aucupio), of which survived only 2 fragments.