Severus Sanctus Endelechius
Severus Sanctus Endelechius (or Endelechus) was the writer of De Mortibus Boum (or Bovum), i.e. On the Deaths of Cattle.
It is a poem belonging to the classical bucolic tradition, but also concerned with Christian apologetics. It mentions a cattle plague, which has been identified as rinderpest. Another title is Carmen bucolicum de virtute signi crucis domini.
- Severus Sanctus Endelechus, The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume XIII.
- A. D. Lee, Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook (2000), pp. 130–1.
- Dennis E. Trout, Paulinus of Nola: Life, Letters, and Poems (1999), p. 110.
- Rinderpest - LoveToKnow 1911
- Walter W. Greg .
- Carolinne White, Early Christian Latin Poets (2002), p. 70.
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