- Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, a.d. 39–65, Roman poet, born in Spain.
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“I regard not finding Lord Lucan as my most spectacular success in journalism,” said Gibbs.Sunday Sun’s Lord Lucan Exclusive Is a Letdown
February 26, 2012
Aspinall and Goldsmith definitely had the means and the motive to help Lucan flee.
All these circumstances seem to have driven Lucan over the edge.
Aside from losing his vast fortune to Aspinall, Lucan was also estranged from his wife, Veronica.
Lucan drove 42 miles to the house of Ian and Susan Maxwell-Scott, and used their phone to call his mother.Lord Lucan May Be Alive and in Africa, Says Brother
February 25, 2012
For which reason, Lucan says, that princes feared to discover the future.The Phantom World
When they had rested Sir Lucan tried to rise, so as to take up the king.
There were but two with him now, Lucan and his brother Bedevere.
The Erichtho of Lucan is tedious, disgusting, but sometimes sublime.'The Superstitions of Witchcraft
It should not surprise us that Corneille preferred Lucan to Virgil.A History of French Literature
- Latin name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. 39–65 ad, Roman poet. His epic poem Pharsalia describes the civil war between Caesar and Pompey
- of or relating to St Luke or St Luke's gospel