Publilius Syrus Quotes

Publilius Syrus (circa 85 – 43 B.C.E.), also rendered as Publius Syrus, was a Latin writer, best known for his Sententiae. He was a Syrian who was brought as a slave to Roman Italy. By his wit and talent, Syrus won the favour of his master, who granted him manumission and educated him. His mimes, in which he acted, had a great success in the provincial towns of Italy and at the games given by Julius Caesar in 46 B.C.E. Publilius was perhaps even more famous as an improviser.

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