Lucilius, Gaisu

Lucilius, Gaisu

 

Born circa 180 B.C., in Campania; died 102 B.C., in Naples. Roman poet.

Lucilius belonged to the slaveholding elite. His saturae, which vary in content, language, and poetic meter, touched on the morals, politics, philosophy, religion, and literature of Rome in the period of the Gracchi.

WORKS

Lucilius Gaius Satiren, parts 1-2. Berlin, 1970.
In Russian translation:
[“Otryvki.”] In Khrestomatiia po antichnoi literature, vol. 2: Rimskaia literatura [6th ed.]. Moscow, 1965.

REFERENCES

Istoriia rimskoi literatury, vol. 1. Moscow, 1959. Pages 154-60.
Puelma, M. Lucilius und Kallimachos. Frankfurt, 1949.
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