World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Vibius Sequester

Article Id: WHEBN0001789785
Reproduction Date:

Title: Vibius Sequester  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Names of the Serbs and Serbia, Syracuse, Sicily, Serbs, History of the Serbs, Editio princeps
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Vibius Sequester

Vibius Sequester (active in the 4th or 5th century AD) is the Latin author of lists of geographical names.


De fluminibus, fontibus, lacubus, nemoribus, gentibus, quorum apud poëtas mentio fit is made up of seven alphabetical lists of geographical names mentioned by poets, especially Virgil, Ovid and Lucan.

Several of the names do not appear in our copies of the poets; unless this is the result of carelessness or ignorance by the compiler, he must have had access to sources no longer extant.[1]

The lists are:

  1. Flumina (rivers/waterways)
  2. Fontes (sources)
  3. Lacus (lakes)
  4. Nemora (forests)
  5. Paludes (marshes)
  6. Montes (mountains)
  7. Gentes (peoples)


  • Older editions include those published in Toulouse (1615); Rotterdam (1711); Paris (1843), and, by Conrad Bursian, Zürich (1867). The text is also in Alexander Riese's Geographi Latini minores (1878). See also Teuffel, History of Roman Literature (Eng. trans., 1900), 445, 1.
  • Newer editions include the Teubner edited by R. Gelsomino (1967) and the edition of P.G. Parroni (Milan, 1965).
  • On line:

Notes and references

  • Pier Angelo Perotti, "Note a Vibio Sequestre," Giornale italiano di filologia
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.