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Lucan

[loo-kuh n] /ˈlu kən/
noun
1.
(Marcus Annaeus Lucanus) a.d. 39–65, Roman poet, born in Spain.
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Lucan1

/ˈluːkən/
noun
1.
Latin name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. 39–65 ad, Roman poet. His epic poem Pharsalia describes the civil war between Caesar and Pompey

Lucan2

/ˈluːkən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to St Luke or St Luke's gospel
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Lucan

Roman poet and republican patriot whose historical epic, the Bellum civile, better known as the Pharsalia because of its vivid account of that battle, is remarkable as the single major Latin epic poem that eschewed the intervention of the gods.

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