(5th - 4th century BCE)
Makrobiusz był to rzymski pisarz i filozof neoplatoński, żyjący i tworzący na przełomie IV i V wieku n.e.
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.
(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.
(c. 95 - c. 180 CE)
Appian of Alexandria was a famous Greek writing historian during the reign of Rome. He became famous for his position - "Roman History".
(c. 120 - c. 190 CE)
Lucian of Samosata was a Roman rhetoric and satirist who wrote in Greek. He is considered the creator of social satire.
(c. 263 - 339 CE)
Eusebius of Caesarea, active in the time of Constantine the Great, is considered the greatest Christian historian of antiquity.
(116 - 27 BCE)
Marcus Terentius Varro was a Roman scholar and writer. A true erudite, considered one of the best educated people in the history of ancient Rome.
(61 - c. 113 CE)
Pliny the Younger was a lawyer, writer and Roman official. He witnessed the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, in which his uncle Pliny the Elder was killed.