This chapter aims to reimagine Horace’s Roman Odes (c. 3.1–6) as a discourse on the imagined space of Roman imperium with help from Yi-Fu Tuan’s work on “landscapes of fear,” which explores how relations of fear construct the spaces of lived experience. Horace, I argue, conjures up a vision of Augustan Rome filled with apparitions of dread which serve as the affective focal points for various gestures of enclosure and exclusion through which Horace constructs an idealized dwelling space – a space that encompasses both the built environment of Rome and the imaginary performance space of his lyric poetry.