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Lucilius

[ loo-sil-ee-uhs ]

noun

  1. Ga·ius [gey, -, uh, s], c180–102? b.c., Roman satirist.


Lucilius

/ luːˈsɪlɪəs /

noun

  1. LuciliusGaius?180 bc102 bcMRomanWRITING: satirist Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). ?180–102 bc , Roman satirist, regarded as the originator of poetical satire


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For how can we possibly imagine this to be, since Varro, who was contemporary to Cicero, must consequently be after Lucilius?

Lucilius, the first satirist of the Romans, who wrote long before Horace.

Lucilius wrote long before Horace, who imitates his manner of satire, but far excels him in the design.

Cleopatra listened to Lucilius with sympathy, and then asked whether there was no way of cheering or comforting the wretched man.

Passing on as she spoke, she soon returned, ushering the Roman Lucilius into the presence of the Queen.

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