Horace

(8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC / Italy)

Horace Poems

1. Bkii:Vii A Friend Home From The Wars 5/2/2012
2. Bkiii:V No Surrender 5/2/2012
3. Bkii:Xiv Eheu Fugaces 5/2/2012
4. Bkii:I To Pollio, Writing His History Of The Civil Wars 5/2/2012
5. Bkiii:Xviii To Faunus 5/2/2012
6. Bkiii:Xix Let’s Drink 5/2/2012
7. Bkiii:Xxvii Europa 5/2/2012
8. Bkiv:V To Augustus 5/2/2012
9. Bkiv:Vii Diffugere Nives 5/2/2012
10. Bkiv:Ii Augustus’s Return 5/2/2012
11. Bkiv:X Age 5/2/2012
12. Bkiii:Xxiii Pure Hands 5/2/2012
13. Bkiii:Xxiv Destructive Wealth 5/2/2012
14. Bkiii:Xiv Augustus Returns 5/2/2012
15. Bkiii:Xv Too Old 5/2/2012
16. Bki:Xxxvi Numida’s Back Again 5/2/2012
17. Bkii:V Be Patient 5/2/2012
18. Bkii:Xv Excess 5/2/2012
19. Bkiii:Ix A Dialogue 5/2/2012
20. Bkii:Xvii We’ll Go Together 5/2/2012
21. Bki:Xxxiii Tibullus, Don’t Grieve 5/2/2012
22. Bki:Xxxiv Fortune’s Changes 5/2/2012
23. Bkiii:Xxi Praise Of Wine 5/2/2012
24. Bkiii:Xxii To Diana 5/2/2012
25. Bkiii:Xx The Conflict 5/2/2012
26. Bkiii:Xvii The Approaching Storm 5/2/2012
27. Bkiii:Xxv Bacchanalian Song 5/2/2012
28. Bkiv:Ix Lollius 5/2/2012
29. Bkiv:Xv To Augustus 5/2/2012
30. Bki:Xxxii To The Lyre 5/2/2012
31. Bki:Xxvii Entanglement 5/2/2012
32. Bki:Xxviii Three Handfuls Of Earth 5/2/2012
33. Bkii:Xviii Vain Riches 5/2/2012
34. Bkiii:X Cruel One 5/2/2012
35. Bkiii:Vii Be True 5/2/2012
36. Bkii:Vi Tibur And Tarentum 5/2/2012
37. Bkiii:Viii Celebration 5/2/2012
38. Bkiv:Xi Maecenas’ Birthday 5/2/2012
39. Bkiv:I Venus, Be Merciful 5/2/2012
40. Bkiv:Viii Poetry 5/2/2012

Comments about Horace

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (3/5/2016 10:13:00 AM)

    ''ODI profanum vulgus....''
    (ODES, XII)

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/17/2015 12:26:00 PM)

    «Odes profanum vulgus et Arceo / Favete linguis»
    Horace, Odes, XII (III)

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Best Poem of Horace

Bki:Xi Carpe Diem

Leuconoë, don’t ask, we never know, what fate the gods grant us,
whether your fate or mine, don’t waste your time on Babylonian,
futile, calculations. How much better to suffer what happens,
whether Jupiter gives us more winters or this is the last one,
one debilitating the Tyrrhenian Sea on opposing cliffs.
Be wise, and mix the wine, since time is short: limit that far-reaching hope.
The envious moment is flying now, now, while we’re speaking:
Seize the day, place in the hours that come as little faith as you can.

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Bki:V Treacherous Girl

What slender boy, Pyrrha, drowned in liquid perfume,
urges you on, there, among showers of roses,
deep down in some pleasant cave?
For whom did you tie up your hair,

with simple elegance? How often he’ll cry at
the changes of faith and of gods, ah, he’ll wonder,
surprised by roughening water,
surprised by the darkening storms,

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