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Satires

circa 75 - 125

Why is it canonical?

Juvenal's satires exemplify the satire genre, and give important insights into the perspectives and prejudices of a particular class of Romans: the well-educated elite. His work has survived and remained a popular component of Latin literature because of the biting portrayal of Roman society that Juvenal presents.

Creators

Juvenal

Locations

Rome Roman Empire

Languages

Latin

Media

Satire Writing

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Resources

Juvenal's Satires in English