Jerome, Chronica ad Ol. 171.3 (94 BC)

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Titus Lucretius poeta nascitur. qui postea amatorio poculo in furorem uersus, cum aliquot libros per interualla insaniae conscripsisset, quos postea Cicero emendauit, propria se manu interfecit anno aetatis XLIIII.

The poet Titus Lucretius was born. In later life he was sent mad by a love-potion. Having composed a number of books in the intervals of his madness, later edited by Cicero, he died by his own hand in the forty-fourth year of his life.

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