Gaius Cilnius Maecenas

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Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, born in Arezzo in 68 B.C., embodied the figure of the ancient patron par excellence, becoming synonymous with the patron of the arts and letters. This illustrious figure, despite his prominent position in Roman society, chose not to pursue senatorial positions, preferring to remain in the equestrian order throughout his life. His cultural vision led him to support and fund the likes of Horace, Virgil, and other Augustan poets, allowing them to flourish and leave an indelible mark on classical literature.

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