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  1. Persius

    the last king of Macedonia; was conquered by Paulus Æmilius, and died captive at Rome 167 B.C.

  2. Persius

    Roman satirist, born in Etruria, was a pupil and friend of Cornutus the Stoic; a man much esteemed, who died young, only 28; wrote six short satires in the purity of a white-souled manhood, of much native vigour, though not equal to those of Horace and Juvenal, and that have commanded the regard of all scholars down to the present time; they have often been translated (34-62).

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