- Ga·ius [gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/, c180–102? b.c., Roman satirist.
Examples from the Web for lucilius
Historical Examples of lucilius
This line, with a plummet, is mentioned by Lucilius; and was the sund-gyrd of the Anglo-Saxons.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Naturales Quaestiones in seven Books, addressed to Lucilius.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors
"That I will leave to your feminine delicacy of feeling," replied Lucilius.
Lucilius was grateful, and gave him the same fidelity he had showed to Brutus.
Ever since Lucilius, satire has been at once sharp and humorous, bitter and sweet.A History of Roman Literature
Harold North Fowler
- Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). ?180–102 bc, Roman satirist, regarded as the originator of poetical satire