Claudian Quote


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In Latin: "Peragit tranquilla potestas / quod violenta nequit; mandataque fortius urget / imperiosa quies." - Panegyricus dictus Manlio Theodoro consuli, lines 239-241
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Quiet authority accomplishes what violence cannot, and that mandate compels more which comes from a commanding calm.  - Claudian
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Bio: Claudius Claudianus, usually known in English as Claudian, was a Latin poet associated with the court of the emperor Honorius at Mediolanum, and particularly with the general Stilicho. His work, written almost entirely in hexameters or elegiac couplets, falls into three main categories, poems for Honorius, poems for Stilicho, and mythological epic.

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