Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 1981

144 Pages

ISBN: 9780856681592

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Persius: The Satires

J. R. Jenkinson

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

The Satires contain six Latin poems of moderate length in the hexameter metre. Persius belonged to the well-to-do and landowning gentry of Italy and the tone and philosophical content of the Satires suggest that he pursued philosophy with an ardour beyond that conventionally thought proper by Romans.