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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.


(8 December 65 - 27 November 8 BCE)

Horace was one of the greatest Roman lyricists during Augustus reign. He was active in the period of the greatest flowering of Roman literature.


Publius Cornelius Tacitus

(55 - 120 CE)

Publius Cornelius Tacitus was a Roman historian; he is called the king of Roman historians. He wrote, among others "Annals", “Histories”, “The Life of Agricola”, and “Germania".

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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