Only two things does he anxiously wish for-bread and circuses.

Duas tantum res anxius optat: panem et circenses.



On the modern (at that time) Roman citizen.

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Original Citation

Juvenal. Satirae [Satires]. c. 127, satire 10.

Current Citation

Juvenal. The Satires, translated by Niall Rudd. Oxford University Press, 2008, satire 10.