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Biographies of Romans

In the history of ancient Rome, appeared many famous figures. Many of them have been remembered as cruel tyrants, eg. Caligula, Nero or Caracalla. Others, on the other hand, became famous as great reformers: Augustus, Claudius, Marcus Aurelius, Diocletian, and Constantine the Great. Also, do not forget about the Roman commanders, who often rescued the Roman state from extermination.

The great creators of Roman culture who also significantly influenced the further development of the world were also remembered. I will present people who have become famous for their great deeds.

Ennius

(239 - 169 BCE)

Ennius was a Roman poet, considered the father of Roman poetry. Only fragments of his work have survived to our times.

Marcus Licinius Crassus

(114 - 53 BCE)

Marcus Licinius Crassus was a Roman politician and commander, a member of the first triumvirate. Known for his proverbial wealth, considered the richest Roman in history.

Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

(29 September 106 - 28 September 48 BCE)

Gnaeus Pompeius (called "Magnus") was a Roman commander and politician; Caesar's great rival in the civil war. Pompey received his nickname Magnus from the contemporaries because of his great political and military successes and his services to Rome.

Cicero

(3 January 106 - 7 December 43 BCE)

Cicero was one of the greatest Roman and antiquity speakers. A popularizer of philosophy and a politician belonging to the optimism faction.

Gaius Julius Caesar

(12 July 100 - 15 Match 44 BCE)

Gaius Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE) was a Roman politician, one of the greatest leaders in history and a great figure in the ancient world.

Vitruvius

(1st century BCE)

Vitruvius was a great Roman architect and war engineer. He was a constructor of war machines. The creator of the so-called Vitruvian man.

Cato the Younger

(95 - 46 BCE)

Cato the Younger was a Roman politician (optimist) and philosopher. He imitated the way of being an Elder Caton, who was ideal for him.

Mark Antony

(14 January 83 - 1 August 30 BCE)

Mark Antony was a Roman leader and politician. He was an officer of Julius Caesar and his supporter. After his death, he took part in a civil war.

Tullia – daughter of Cicero

(79/8 - 45 BCE)

Tullia - the beloved daughter of an eminent Roman speaker and politician, Cicero - was born in 79 or 78 BCE. She was the first child and the only daughter of Cicero and Terentia. Her younger brother was Marcus Tullius Cicero Minor - who became a consul in 30 BCE.

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