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Persius

[pur-shuh s, -shee-uh s] /ˈpɜr ʃəs, -ʃi əs/
noun
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(Aulus Persius Flaccus) a.d. 34–62, Roman satirist.
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Stoic poet whose Latin satires reached a higher moral tone than those of other classical Latin poets (excepting Juvenal).

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