A name given to the first century A.D., in which period so many of the leading writers of
Latin literature were men of Spanish birth, the most conspicuous being the younger Seneca,
Quintilian, Lucan, and Martial.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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