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Pacuvius (219?–129? B.C.)

Pacuvius, Marcus (pa-kū’vē-us). A Roman tragic poet; born at Brundisium about 219 B.C.; died about 129 B.C. His plays are nearly all founded on Greek subjects connected with the Trojan war; except fragments preserved in the writings of Cicero and in the ‘Attic Nights’ of Gellius, they are all lost.