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Avienus, Rufus Festus, a Roman versifier and geographer who served twice as proconsul in the 4th century under Theodosius. He translated into Latin the Phaenomena of Aratus, and the Periegesis of Dionysius, and he composed an original work, Ora Maritima, of which a fragment only is extant.