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Seneca, On the Constancy of a Wise Man 17.1

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in senatu flentem vidimus Fidum Cornelium, Nasonis Ovidi generum, cum illum Corbulo struthocamelum depilatum dixisset.

We have seen Cornelius Fidus, the son-in-law of Ovid, weeping in the Senate when Corbulo had called him a ‘plucked ostrich’.

Written by aleatorclassicus

August 31, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Posted in Seneca the Younger

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