Articles with keyword: legacy-hunting

Parody of the epic tradition in the horatian satire (Satire 2.5)
Anthofili Kallergi National and Kapodistrian University of Athens PhD Candidate


Volume 4, Issue 2

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The aim of this article is to indicate the way through which the satirical persona of Horace uses the model of the epic Homeric hero in the frame of the roman satire, in order to present the human behaviour in classical Rome and blame indirectly at the same time the institution of legacy-hunting that prevailed at that time.
Subjects:Latin Literature