See introduction to d2_MaiT_029. Homer was known as the 'Maeonian' poet. Metre: elegiac couplets.
In Virgilium laureatum (n.d.)
In Virgilium laureatum
Laurea Romani cingit mea tempora vatis,
Maeonio Phœbus quam dedit ante seni. 1
On Virgil, having gained his laurel
A laurel ends my time as Roman prophet, which Phoebus gave before to old Maeonius.
1: 'Maeonioque seni': Ovid, Ars Amatoria II.4