Definition of Statius, Publius Papinius in US English:

Statius, Publius Papinius

proper noun

  • (c.AD 45–96), Roman poet. He is best known for the Silvae, a miscellany of poems addressed to friends, and for the Thebais, an epic concerning the bloody quarrel between the sons of Oedipus.

Pronunciation

Statius, Publius Papinius

/ˈstāSH(ē)əs/