An overview of life and poetry of Quintus Horatius Flaccus, commonly known as Horace, is presented. After describing his educational years in Rome and Athens as well as clerical duties in Rome, the author focuses on Horace's poetical endeavors, which were so much supported by his protector and friend Gaius Cilnius Maecenas. Particular attention is paid to Horace's 'Carmina' and 'Epistulae'.
J.R. Kaczynski, II Liceum Ogólnoksztalcace im.Stefana Batorego, ul. Mysliwiecka 6, 00-459 Warszawa, Poland
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