Horace

Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus, (Venosa, December 8, 65 BC - Rome, November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.

person, soldier, writer, poet, author

Age at Death
57 years old
Born
65 BC , Italy , Europe , the EU , the world ,  …
Did
die
Died
8 BC , Italy , Europe , the EU , Rome ,  …
First Name
"Quintus" , "Horace"
Gender
male
Influence of, Influence
Dante Alighieri , Sappho , Michel de Montaigne
Influenced
Christopher Smart , Antoni Malczewski , Perpessicius , Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
Influences
Philodemus
Last Name
"Flaccus"
Legal name, Full name
"Quintus Horatius Flaccus"
Main Occupation
writer
Middle-name
"Horatius"
Occupation
poet
Project Gutenberg URI
http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/gutendata/resource/people/Horace_65_BC-8_BC
Quotes
"You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all." , "You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren." , "Words will not fail when the matter is well considered." , "Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone." , "Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?" ,  …
Residence
Basilicata

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