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Ausonius at Night
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
This article examines the fourth-century c.e. Ausonius' descriptions of himself as a nocturnal poet. Interest lies in passages where Ausonius relates that he wrote at night in order to play the part of the modest, self-deprecating author. Past scholarship has generally dismissed Ausonius' modesty as insincere and empty or stopped at identifying it ...