Ancient Roman Poetry

By: Abraham jhee

Roman Poetry

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Horace

Horace is one of Ancient Rome's poets that lived during Emperor Augustus' reign. Horace made a variety of poems such as lyric, odes, satires, and others , but these are the most important. Lyric poems are poems that expressed the feelings of the author. Odes are lyric poems but it it focused on a subject of friendship, love, or the practice of poetry. These are Horace's most admired poems in his time. Finally, satires are poems that uses humor and ridicule to point out on the person's mistakes or vices and is Horace's personal works. This was his most produced works.