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Dominique Chapman
by Cruccone
published on 25 September 2015

Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, grandson of Seneca the Elder and nephew of Seneca the Younger, was a Roman statesman and Latin poet. Lucan was honoured with a prize at the first Neronian Games in 60 CE for a poem praising Nero and was known for the complex and historical poem Bellum Civile.

(CE 39-65)

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