International Journal of

Arts , Humanities & Social Science

ISSN 2693-2547 (Print) , ISSN 2693-2555 (Online)
DOI: 10.56734/ijahss
“Turba grauis paci placidaeque inimica quieti”: on delatores and spying (and on code of silence) in the Latin poetry of imperial period



Several are the studies on code of silence, delatores and spy in ancient Rome. This paper discusses secondary literature and brings new results in analyzing Martial’s and Juvenal’s passages. The research is fresh and new and it reveals connections between past and present.