Lucan Biography and Poems
Lucan Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Lucan, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Lucan, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (November 3, 39 AD – April 30, 65 AD), better known in English as Lucan, was a Roman poet, born in Corduba (modern-day Córdoba ), in the Hispania Baetica. Despite his short life, he is regarded as one of the outstanding figures of the Imperial Latin period. His youth and speed of composition set him apart from other poets.
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