Satires (Loeb Classical Library)

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  • ISBN: 0674992148
  • Author: Horace Horace
  • Publisher: Loeb
  • Genre: Society, Politics & Philosophy
  • Date: 1 July 1989
  • Pages: 544
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus, 65-8 BCE) was born at Venusia, son of a freedman clerk who had him well educated at Rome and Athens. Horace supported the ill-fated killers of Caesar, lost his property, became a secretary in the Treasury, and began to write poetry. …