The Lyric Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, to Which Are Added, a Number of Original Poems (Classic Reprint)

The Lyric Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, to Which Are Added, a Number of Original Poems (Classic Reprint)[Reading] ➷ The Lyric Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, to Which Are Added, a Number of Original Poems (Classic Reprint) ➭ Horace – Tbjewellers.co.uk Excerpt from The Lyric Works of Horace Translated Into English Verse, to Which Are Added, a Number of Original PoemsThrough cv ry clime, in ev ry language known, The patron s fame, has with the poet s Excerpt from The Lyric Works Works of ePUB ☆ of Horace Translated Into English Verse, to Which Are Added, a Number of original PoemsThrough cv ry clime, in ev ry language known, The patron s fame, has with the poet s ownAbout the PublisherForgotten books publishes hundreds of thousands of The Lyric Epub / rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in Lyric Works of PDF ´ the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Quintus Horatius Flaccus December , Works of ePUB ☆ BC November , BC , known in the English speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of AugustusBorn in the small town of Venusia in the border region between Apulia and Lucania Basilicata The Lyric Epub / , Horace was the son of a freed slave, who owned a small farm in Venusia, and later moved to Rome to work as a coactor a middleman between buyers and sellers at auctions, receiving % of the purchase price from each for his services The elder Lyric Works of PDF ´ Horace was able to spend considerable money on his son s education, accompanying him first to Rome for his primary education, and then sending him to Athens to study Greek and philosophyAfter the assassination of Julius Caesar, Horace joined the army, serving under the generalship of Brutus He fought as a staff officer tribunus militum in the Battle of Philippi Alluding to famous literary models, he later claimed that he saved himself by throwing away his shield and fleeing When an amnesty was declared for those who had fought against the victorious Octavian later Augustus , Horace returned to Italy, only to find his estate confiscated his father likely having died by then Horace claims that he was reduced to poverty Nevertheless, he had the means to gain a profitable lifetime appointment as a scriba quaestorius, an official of the Treasury, which allowed him to practice his poetic artHorace was a member of a literary circle that included Virgil and Lucius Varius Rufus, who introduced him to Maecenas, friend and confidant of Augustus Maecenas became his patron and close friend and presented Horace with an estate near Tibur in the Sabine Hills contemporary Tivoli Horace died in Rome at age a few months after the death of Maecenas Upon his death bed, having no heirs, Horace relinquished his farm to his friend, the emperor Augustus, for imperial needs, and it stands today as a spot of pilgrimage for his admirers.

The Lyric Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse,
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