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"Marcus Annaeus Lucanus", better known in English language/English as "Lucan" (), was a Roman Empire/Roman poet, born in Corduba (modern-day Córdoba, Spain/Córdoba), in the Hispania Baetica. Despite his short life, he is regarded as one of the outstanding figures of the Classical Latin#Imperial Latin/Imperial Latin period. His youth and speed of composition set him apart from other poets.

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