Sextus Aurelius Propertius was a Latin elegiac poet who was born some time between 57 BC and 46 BC, and who died at around 12 BC.
Like Virgil and Ovid, Propertius was also a member of the poetic circle that collected around Mæcenas. He became the close personal friend of Ovid, and spent most of his life in Rome. He is believed to have spent some time in Mevania. Little more is known of his life.
Propertius's surviving work consists of four books of Elegies.