Cornelius Gallus

70 B.C. in Italy - 26 B.C. in Egypt

Interesting Facts

- He was taught by the same master as Virgil and Varius Rufus.

- Cornelius was a well known politician.

- An ancient opinion made him the first of the four greatest Roman elegiac poets.

- He was a Roman solider.

- Cornelius Gallus committed suicide by