Horace

Horace, as imagined by [[Anton von Werner]] Quintus Horatius Flaccus (8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace (), was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian). The rhetorician Quintilian regarded his ''Odes'' as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words."

Horace also crafted elegant hexameter verses (''Satires'' and ''Epistles'') and caustic iambic poetry (''Epodes''). The hexameters are amusing yet serious works, friendly in tone, leading the ancient satirist Persius to comment: "as his friend laughs, Horace slyly puts his finger on his every fault; once let in, he plays about the heartstrings".

His career coincided with Rome's momentous change from a republic to an empire. An officer in the republican army defeated at the Battle of Philippi in 42 BC, he was befriended by Octavian's right-hand man in civil affairs, Maecenas, and became a spokesman for the new regime. For some commentators, his association with the regime was a delicate balance in which he maintained a strong measure of independence (he was "a master of the graceful sidestep") but for others he was, in John Dryden's phrase, "a well-mannered court slave". Provided by Wikipedia
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by Horace.
Published 1894
...Horace. Des Q. Horatius Flaccus Satiren und episteln....
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by Horace.
Published 1888
...Horace. Epistles of Horace, book I....
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by Horace.
Published 1861
...Horace. Works. German. 1861. Werke....
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by Horace.
Published 1912
...Horace. Odes of Horace, books I-IV and the Saecular hymn....
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by Horace.
Published 1897
...Horace. Carmina. Italian. Odi di Q. Orazio Flacco. 2. ed....
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by Horace.
Published 1890
...Horace. Carmina ... Abridged from the larger ed. in the Bibliotheca classica....
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by Horace.
Published 1893
...Horace. Q. Horati Flacci Sermonum et Epistularum libri....
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by Horace.
Published 1916
...Horace. Carmina. Portuguese. Selections. Horacianas....
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by Horace.
Published 1907
...Horace. Carmina. Editio maior....
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by Horace.
Published 1910
...Horace. Satirae. Italian & Latin. Q. Orazio Flacco....
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by Horace.
Published 1878
...Horace. Works. French. 1878. Oeuvres d'Horace, poète latin du siècle d'Auguste....
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by Horace.
Published 1913
...Horace. Carmina. Gedichte des Q. Horatius Flaccus. 4 Aufl....
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by Horace.
Published 1920
...Horace. Selections. German. 1920. Horazische Lieder und Briefe erklärt....
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by Horace.
Published 1899
...Satires of Horace...
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by Horace.
Published 1910
...Horace. Ars poetica. Spanish & Latin. Horacio....
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by Horace.
Published 1902
...Horace. Works. Selections. 1902. ... Horace: the Odes, Epodes and Carmen saeculare. Text ed....
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by Horace.
Published 1902
...Horace. Carmina. Liber 3. Q. Horatii Flacci Carminum. Liber III. Re-issue, with illustrations....
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by Horace.
Published 1883
...Horace. Opera. English. Works of Horace, rendered into English prose, with introductions, running...
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by Horace.
Published 1910
...Horace. Odes and epodes....
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by Horace.
Published 1885
...Horace. Epistles of Horace....
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