Persius Biography and Poems
Persius Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Persius, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Persius, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Persius, in full Aulus Persius Flaccus (Volterra, 34–62), was a Roman poet and satirist of Etruscan origin. In his works, poems and satires, he shows a stoic wisdom and a strong criticism for the abuses of his contemporaries. His works, which became very popular in the Middle Ages, were published after his death by his friend and mentor the stoic philosopher Lucius Annaeus Cornutus .
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