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Biblioteczka Filomaty , Jerzy Drzewiecki

The Freedman’s Son. The Life of Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Syn wyzwoleńca. Żywot Quintusa Horatiusa Flaccusa]

Little Quintus lives in Venusia, in rural Apulia, on the southern Adriatic shore (on the heel of the boot-shaped Italian peninsula). His father, a freedman, decides to choose a school for him in Rome where nobody knows him and where he would be spared mocking or bullying because of his father’s origin, which would be unavoidable at a local school. The boy is very excited and grateful to him. In Rome, despite the harsh educational methods favoured by his teacher, Orbilius, Quintus wants to (...)


YEAR: 1935