A poet of the Augustan Age, and long considered one of the enemies of Vergil; but of this
there is no good evidence, for the line in Verg. Ecl.
is only traditionally referred to him. He was a writer of erotic poetry. See
Unger, De Ansere Poeta (Neubrandenb. 1858)
, and Teuffel, vol. i.
p. 453 (Eng. trans. 1891)