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Publius Papinius Statius (45 - 96)

Books by this author: Silvae
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  • Publius Papinius Statius (c. AD 45–96) was a prize-winning poet whose reputation remained high until well into the Middle Ages. He featured both in Chaucer’s House of Fame (as ‘Stace’) and in Dante’s Divine Comedy, where he is called ‘il dolce poeta’.

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