Lucilius, Gaius (gāˈəs lōsĭlˈēəs, gĪˈəs) [key], c.180–102? B.C., Latin satiric poet, considered the founder of Latin satire, b. Campania, Italy. About 1,300 fragments survive from his 30 books. He influenced Horace, Persius, and Juvenal.
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