Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (Horace)
(2,164 words)

b. 8 December 65 BC in Venusia;

d. 27 November 8 BC;

Latin poet of the Augustan age, from humble origins (son of a freedman), who, through his work, became highly regarded in the most exalted circles.


Four books of odes, one b…

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Ott, Jessica, “Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (Horace)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0114>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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