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THE TEXT OF HORACE, SATIRES 1.4.4: GREEK OLD COMEDY AND LUCILIUS*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-192
Number of pages11
JournalCLASSICAL QUARTERLY
Early online date26 Apr 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2017

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Abstract

In the famous and widely cited opening of his Satires (henceforth, Sat.) 1.4, Horace states (1–5): Eupolis atque Cratinus Aristophanesque poetae atque alii quorum comoedia prisca uirorum est, si quis erat dignus describi, quod malus ac fur, quod moechus foret aut sicarius aut alioqui famosus, multa cum libertate notabant. 5

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