a Roman poet, contemporary with Ovid, who sang of the capture of Troy by Hercules. No portion of this lay has been preserved, nor do we find any allusion to the work or its author except in a single line of the Epistles from Pontus.
The supposition, that the Excidium Trojae
mentioned by Apuleius (de Orthograph.
§ 16) is the production in question, seems to rest on no evidence whatever. (Ov. Ep. ex. Pont.