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Decimus Junius Juvenalis, known better as Juvenal, flourished in the 1st and 2nd centuries. Very little is known about his life except for his astounding poverty and a banishment from court as a youth for satirizing an impirical favorite. Some of his work portrays deep animosity for Domitian. He is known for his work in satires, specifically sixteen of his that contain a very vivid representation of the everyday life of Rome under impirical control. He is the source of many famous and popular quotes, and he is regarded as one of the best satirists of Antiquity.