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Lucan Biography | Poet

Lucan Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Lucan. This short biogrpahy feature on Lucan will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.


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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.