Persius

Persius

[pur-shuhs, -shee-uhs]
noun
(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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