Maecenas

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Maecenas englanniksi

  1. A generous benefactor; specifically, a patron of literature or art.

  2. (RQ:Burton Melancholy) thou art his dear and loving friend, good and gracious Lord and Master, his Maecenas.

  3. (RQ:Smollett Peregrine Pickle)

  4. 2002, (w), ''The Great Nation'', Penguin 2003, p. 329:

  5. The government (..) maintained one of the largest armies in Europe; it developed what became, by the 1780s, a navy as big as the British; and it played the role of cultural Maecenas.
  6. (quote-journal)

  7. (non-gloss definition) — famously held by:

  8. (w), a Roman patron

  9. (l) (gloss)