(c. 50 - c. 127)
Roman poet who is known for his 16 forceful satiric poems, in which he attacked the vice, crime, and the misuse of wealth corrupting society in Rome, and the follies and brutalities of mankind.
Science Quotes by Juvenal (1 quote)
Nemo mathematicus genium indemnatus habebit.
No mathematician is esteemed a genius until condemned.
“Mathematician” as used here, is in the sense of astrologer, or soothsayer. In Liberii, Satura VI, 562.