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Heathcote William Garrod, comp. (1878–1960).  The Oxford Book of Latin Verse.  1912.
 
Epitaphs of Heroes
 
Ausonius (c.310–c.395)
 
 
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Menelaus

FELIX o Menelae, deum cui debita sedes
  decretumque piis manibus Elysium,
Tyndareo dilecte gener, dilecte Tonanti,
  coniugii uindex, ultor adulterii,
aeterno pollens aeuo aeternaque iuuenta        5
  nec leti passus tempora nec senii.
 
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Deiphobus

PRODITVS ad poenam sceleratae fraude Lacaenae
  et deformato corpore Deiphobus
non habeo tumulum, nisi quem mihi uoce uocantis
  et pius Aeneas et Maro conposuit.        10
 

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