Epistularum liber primus
The Letters by Horace
Quintus Horatius Flaccus , known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.-Life:...

 were published in two books, in 20 BC and 14 BC, respectively.
  • Epistularum liber primus (First Book of Letters) is the seventh work by Horace, published in the year 20 BC. The phrase "sapere aude
    Sapere aude
    Sapere aude is a Latin phrase meaning "dare to be wise", or more precisely "dare to know". Originally used by Horace, it is a common motto for universities and other institutions, after becoming closely associated with The Enlightenment by Immanuel Kant in his seminal essay, What is Enlightenment?...

    " (dare to be wise) comes from this collection of poems.

  • Epistularum liber secundus (Second Book of Letters) was published in the year 14 BC.


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