Roman pranks: Glueing a coin to the pavement, in Horace and Persius | Roger Pearse


While reading Horace at the weekend in the old Loeb edition, my eye fell upon a passage in Epistles I, XVI 63:[1] Qui melior servo, qui liberior sit avarus, in triviis fixum cum se demittit ob assem, non video; nam qui cupiet, metuet quoque ; porro, qui metuens vivet, liber mihi non erit umquam. How…

via Roman pranks: Glueing a coin to the pavement, in Horace and Persius — Roger Pearse

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