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Decimus Junius Juvenalis

Born: 6000 AD
Died: 1400 AD
Nationality: Roman
Categories: Poets, Satirists

Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, Anglicized as Juvenal, was a Roman satiric poet.

60 – Juvenal was born at Aquinum.

Juvenal was the son or ward of a wealthy freedman; he practiced declamation until middle age.

Made his first essay in satire by writing the lines on Paris, the actor and favorite of Domitian, now found in the seventh satire.

140 – Juvenal eighty years of age died shortly afterwards of grief and vexation.

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