Juvenal

Juvenal

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD, author of the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD fix his terminus post quem.

Source/Notes: The Satires of Juvenal and Persius Literally Translated from the Most Approved Texts by W. Wallace (1848), p. 12, "The Satires of Juvenal - Satire III"

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