Q. Horatius Flaccus

Concines maiore poeta plectroCaesarem, quandoque trahet ferocisper sacrum clivom merita decorus

fronde Sygambros;

Thou, a poet of loftier strain, shalt sing of Caesar, when, honoured with the well-earned garland, he shall lead in his train along the Sacred Slope the wild Sygambri;

Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Q. Horatius Flaccus: Volume I. Odes and Epodes, Loeb Classical Library Vol. 33N, translated by Niall Rudd, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 2004, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.