Definition of Statius, Publius Papinius in English:
Statius, Publius Papinius
(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.
Statius, Publius Papinius/ˈstāSH(ē)əs/