Lucilius, Gaius

Lucilius, Gaius gā´əs lo͞osĭl´ēəs, gī´əs [key], c.180–102? BC, 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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