Horace et le pythagorisme

Aldo Setaioli

Abstract


Horace’s allusions to Pythagoras and his doctrines often carry mocking overtones. In particu­lar, he rejects the belief in metempsychosis, taken as an empty boast entailing the pretension to overcome death and the bleakness of Hades.


Keywords


Horace; Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism; metempsychosis; life and death

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-21226



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