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Biographies of Romans (Representatives of culture)

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.

Publilius Syrus

(1st century BCE)

Publilius Syrus lived in the 1st century BCE. He was a Roman writer, mime artist, theater representative and creator of a sentences. He wrote in Latin.

Logo IMPERIUM ROMANUM

Gaius Valerius Catullus

(c. 84 - c. 54 BCE)

Catullus was a Roman poet from Verona, belonging to the group of neo-serics, the only representative of them, whose works have survived in greater numbers.

Catullus

Lucretius

(c. 99 - c. 55 BCE)

Lucretius was a Roman poet and philosopher. His works, along with Catullus and the comedy-writers Plautus and Terentius, have survived to our times.

Lucretius

Sallust

(86 - 35 BCE)

Sallust was a great Roman historiographer. Sallust became a very devoted supporter of Caesar and was closely associated with the popular party.

Sallust

Propertius

(c. 50 - c. 15 BCE)

Propertius was a Roman poet of the Augustus period. He wrote mainly love elegies, the most famous of which were dedicated to a woman named Cynthia.

Auguste Jean Baptiste Vinchon, Propercius and Cynthia in Tivoli

Ovid

(20 March 43 BCE - 17 or 18 CE)

Ovid was one of the greatest Roman elegics and poets of the Augustan era. Horace's friend.

Ovid

Titus Livius

(59 BCE - 17 CE)

Titus Livius was the chief historian of the Augustus era. His partially preserved work "Ab urbe condita" is the source of the history of Rome.

Titus Livius

Plautus

(c. 250 - 184 BCE)

Plautus was a Roman comedy writer, one of the oldest Roman writers, whose works have been preserved in larger fragments.

Plautus

Macrobius

(5th - 4th century BCE)

Makrobiusz był to rzymski pisarz i filozof neoplatoński, żyjący i tworzący na przełomie IV i V wieku n.e.

Macrobius

Flavius Josephus

(37 - after 94 CE)

Flavius Josephus ​​was a Jewish historian who, after being liberated by Vespasian, devoted himself entirely to literary work. He described the Jewish uprising.

Flavius Josephus

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