Roman poet from the Imperial Latin period whose best- known function is normally Bellum Civile (Civil Battle). His various other works, a lot of which have not really survived to the present day day, consist of Catachthonion and Prosa Oratio in Octavium Sagittam. He was raised in an section of the Roman Empire that falls beneath the jurisdiction of present-day Spain. As the consequence of a feud using the Roman Emperor Nero (his longtime friend and patron), Lucan was prohibited from posting poems. He was created right into a privileged and erudite family members: he was the grandson of Seneca the Elder as well as the nephew and pupil of Seneca younger. He composed an epic poem that comprehensive the civil battle fought between Pompey and Julius Caesar.