2017-07-28T23:19:28+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Publius Valerius Cato, Titus Quinctius Atta, Grattius, Sulpicia, Sidonius Apollinaris, Tibullus, Pope Damasus I, Avianus, Coelius Sedulius, Sabinus (Ovid), Licinius Macer Calvus, Titus Calpurnius Siculus, Paulinus of Nola, Livius Andronicus, Claudian, Lactantius, Corippus, Prudentius, Babrius, Juvencus, Phaedrus (fabulist), Gaius Rabirius (poet), Martial, Marcus Furius Bibaculus, Marcus Manilius, Quintus Smyrnaeus, Varro Atacinus, Avienus, Helvius Cinna, Orientius, Serenus Sammonicus, Avitus of Vienne, Gaius Maecenas Melissus, Aemilius Macer, Gaius Maecenas, Commodian, Persius, Paulinus of Pella, Petronius, Lucius Afranius (poet), Terentianus, Hostius, Severus Sanctus Endelechius, Publius Annius Florus, Aemilius Magnus Arborius, Cornificia, Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Laevius, Lucilius Junior, Abronius Silo, Marcus Argentarius, Alphius Avitus, Merobaudes (poet), Tigellius, Caesius Bassus, Valgius Rufus, Lucius Varius Rufus, Dracontius, Christodorus, Nestor of Laranda, Double Heroides, Lucretius flashcards
Roman-era poets

Roman-era poets

  • Publius Valerius Cato
    Publius Valerius Cato (flourished 1st century BC) was a grammarian and poet of the Roman Republic.
  • Titus Quinctius Atta
    Titus Quinctius Atta (died 77 BC) was a Roman comedy writer, and, like Titinius and Afranius, was distinguished as a writer of fabulae togatae, national comedies.
  • Grattius
    Gratius Faliscus or Grattius was a Roman poet of the age of Augustus (63 BC – 14 AD).
  • Sulpicia
    Sulpicia was the name of two Roman women reputed in antiquity as poets.
  • Sidonius Apollinaris
    Gaius Sollius Modestus Apollinaris Sidonius, better known as Saint Sidonius Apollinaris (November 5 of an unknown year, c. 430 – August 489 AD), was a poet, diplomat, and bishop.
  • Tibullus
    Albius Tibullus (/tɪˈbʌləs/; c. 55 BC – 19 BC) was a Latin poet and writer of elegies.
  • Pope Damasus I
    Pope Damasus I (/ˈdæməsəs/; c. 305 – 11 December 384) was Pope from October 366 to his death in 384.
  • Avianus
    Avianus (c. AD 400) a Latin writer of fables, identified as a pagan.
  • Coelius Sedulius
    Sedulius (sometimes with the praenomen Coelius or Caelius, both of doubtful authenticity) was a Christian poet of the first half of the 5th century.
  • Sabinus (Ovid)
    Sabinus (d. AD 14 or 15) was a Latin poet and friend of Ovid.
  • Licinius Macer Calvus
    Gaius Licinius Macer Calvus (28 May 82 BC – c. 47 BC) was an orator and poet of ancient Rome.
  • Titus Calpurnius Siculus
    Titus Calpurnius was a Roman bucolic poet.
  • Paulinus of Nola
    Paulinus of Nola (Italian: Paolino di Nola; c. 354 – June 22, AD 431), born Pontius Meropius Anicius Paulinus, was a Roman poet, scriptor, and senator who attained the ranks of suffect consul (c. 377) and governor of Campania (c. 380–1) but—following the assassination of the emperor Gratian and under the influence of his Spanish wife Therasia—abandoned his career, was baptized as a Christian, and (after Therasia's death) became bishop of Nola in Campania.
  • Livius Andronicus
    Lucius Livius Andronicus (c. 284 – c. 205 BC) was a Greco-Roman dramatist and epic poet of the Old Latin period.
  • Claudian
    Claudius Claudianus, usually known in English as Claudian (/ˈklɔːdiən/; c. 370 – c. 404 AD), was a Latin poet associated with the court of the emperor Honorius at Mediolanum (Milan), and particularly with the general Stilicho.
  • Lactantius
    Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius was an early Christian author (c. 250 – c. 325) who became an advisor to the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine I, guiding his religious policy as it developed, and a tutor to his son.
  • Corippus
    Flavius Cresconius Corippus was a late Roman epic poet of the 6th century, who flourished under East Roman Emperors Justinian I and Justin II.
  • Prudentius
    Aurelius Prudentius Clemens was a Roman Christian poet, born in the Roman province of Tarraconensis (now Northern Spain) in 348.
  • Babrius
    Babrius (Greek: Βάβριος, Bábrios; fl. c. 2nd century), also known as Babrias (Βαβρίας) or Gabrias (Γαβρίας), was the author of a collection of Greek fables, many of which are known today as Aesop's Fables.
  • Juvencus
    Gaius Vettius Aquilinus Juvencus, known as Juvencus or Juvenk, was a Roman Spanish Christian and composer of Latin poetry in the 4th century.
  • Phaedrus (fabulist)
    Phaedrus (/ˈfiːdrəs/; Greek: Φαῖδρος; fl. first century AD), Roman fabulist, was a Latin author and versifier of Aesop's fables.
  • Gaius Rabirius (poet)
    Gaius Rabirius was a poet mentioned by Velleius alongside Virgil.
  • Martial
    Marcus Valerius Martialis (known in English as Martial /ˈmɑːrʃəl/) (March, between 38 and 41 AD – between 102 and 104 AD) was a Roman poet from Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula) best known for his twelve books of Epigrams, published in Rome between AD 86 and 103, during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan.
  • Marcus Furius Bibaculus
    Marcus Furius Bibaculus (103 BC – ? BC), was a Roman poet, who flourished during the last century of the Republic.
  • Marcus Manilius
    Marcus Manilius (fl. 1st century AD) was a Roman poet, astrologer, and author of a poem in five books called Astronomica.
  • Quintus Smyrnaeus
    Quintus Smyrnaeus, also known as Kointos Smyrnaios (Greek: Κόϊντος Σμυρναῖος), was a Greek epic poet whose Posthomerica, following "after Homer" continues the narration of the Trojan War.
  • Varro Atacinus
    Publius Terentius Varro Atacinus (/ˈværoʊ/; 82 BC – c. 35 BC) was a Roman poet, more polished in his style than the more famous and learned Varro Reatinus, his contemporary, and therefore more widely read by the Augustan writers.
  • Avienus
    Avienus was a Latin writer of the 4th century AD.
  • Helvius Cinna
    Gaius Helvius Cinna was an influential neoteric poet of the late Roman Republic, a little older than the generation of Catullus and Calvus.
  • Orientius
    Saint Orientius was a Christian Latin poet of the fifth century.
  • Serenus Sammonicus
    Quintus Sammonicus Serenus (died 212) was a Roman savant and tutor to Geta and Caracalla who became fatally involved in politics; he was also author of a didactic medical poem, Liber Medicinalis (also known as De medicina praecepta saluberrima), probably incomplete in the extant form, as well as many lost works.
  • Avitus of Vienne
    Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus (c. 470 – February 5, 517 or 519) was a Latin poet and bishop of Vienne in Gaul.
  • Gaius Maecenas Melissus
    Gaius Maecenas Melissus (/məˈlɪsəs/; fl. 1st century AD) was one of the freedmen of Gaius Maecenas, the noted Roman Augustan patron of the arts.
  • Aemilius Macer
    Aemilius Macer of Verona was a Roman didactic poet.
  • Gaius Maecenas
    Gaius Cilnius Maecenas (/maɪˈsiːnəs/; 15 April 68 BC – 8 BC) was an ally, friend and political advisor to Octavian (who was to become the first Emperor of Rome as Caesar Augustus) as well as an important patron for the new generation of Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil.
  • Commodian
    Commodianus was a Christian Latin poet, who flourished about AD 250.
  • Persius
    Persius, in full Aulus Persius Flaccus (/ˈpɜːrʃiəs, ˈpɜːrʃəs/; 4 December 34, in Volterra – 24 November 62), was a Roman poet and satirist of Etruscan origin.
  • Paulinus of Pella
    Paulinus of Pella (377 – after 461) was a Christian poet of the fifth century.
  • Petronius
    Gaius Petronius Arbiter (/pɪˈtroʊniəs/; c. 27 – 66 AD) was a Roman courtier during the reign of Nero.
  • Lucius Afranius (poet)
    Lucius Afranius was an ancient Roman comic poet, who lived at the beginning of the 1st century BC.
  • Terentianus
    Terentianus, surnamed Maurus (a native of Mauretania), was a Latin grammarian and writer on prosody who flourished probably at the end of the 2nd century AD.
  • Hostius
    Hostius was a Roman epic poet, who probably flourished in the 2nd century BC.
  • Severus Sanctus Endelechius
    Severus Sanctus Endelechius (or Endelechus) was the writer of De Mortibus Boum (or Bovum), i.
  • Publius Annius Florus
    Publius Annius Florus was a Roman poet and rhetorician, identified by some authorities with the historian Florus.
  • Aemilius Magnus Arborius
    Aemilius Magnus Arborius (4th century) was a Gallo-Roman Latin poet and professor.
  • Cornificia
    Cornificia (c. 85 BC – c. 40 BC) was a Roman poet and writer of epigrams of the 1st century BC.
  • Gaius Valerius Flaccus
    Gaius Valerius Flaccus (Setinus Balbus) (in English: /ˈflækəs/; died c. AD 90) was a Roman poet who flourished in the "Silver Age" under the emperors Vespasian and Titus and wrote a Latin Argonautica that owes a great deal to Apollonius of Rhodes' more famous epic.
  • Laevius
    Laevius (? c. 80 BC) was a Latin poet, of whom practically nothing is known.
  • Lucilius Junior
    Lucilius Junior (fl. 1st century), was the procurator of Sicily during the reign of Nero, a friend and correspondent of Seneca, and the possible author of Aetna, a poem that survives in a corrupt state.
  • Abronius Silo
    Abronius Silo (fl. 1st century BC) was a Latin poet who lived in the latter part of the Augustan age.
  • Marcus Argentarius
    Marcus Argentarius (Greek: Μάρκος Ἀργεντάριος) is the author of about thirty epigrams in the Greek Anthology, most of which are erotic, and some are plays on words.
  • Alphius Avitus
    Alphius Avitus was a Latin poet believed to have flourished during the reigns of the Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius, that is, the late 1st century BC or early 1st century AD.
  • Merobaudes (poet)
    Flavius Merobaudes was a 5th-century Latin rhetorician and poet, probably a native of Baetica in Spain.
  • Tigellius
    Tigellius (1st century BC – 40 BC), was a lyric poet during the time of Julius Caesar.
  • Caesius Bassus
    Caesius Bassus was a Roman lyric poet, who lived in the reign of Nero.
  • Valgius Rufus
    Gaius Valgius Rufus, Latin poet, friend of Horace and Maecenas, and suffect consul in 12 BC.
  • Lucius Varius Rufus
    Lucius Varius Rufus (/ˈvɛəriəs, ˈvær-/; c. 74 – 14 BC) was a Roman poet of the Augustan age.
  • Dracontius
    Blossius Aemilius Dracontius (c. 455 – c. 505) of Carthage was a Christian poet who flourished in the latter part of the 5th century.
  • Christodorus
    Christodorus (Greek: Χριστόδωρος), a Greek epic poet from Coptos in Egypt, flourished during the reign of Anastasius I (491-518).
  • Nestor of Laranda
    Lucius Septimius Nestor (Ancient Greek: Λούκιος Σεπτίμιος Νέστωρ) of Laranda in Lycaonia was a Greek poet who lived during the late-second and early-third centuries AD.
  • Double Heroides
    The single Heroides (1–15) are not listed here: see the relevant section of that article for the single epistles.
  • Lucretius
    Titus Lucretius Carus (/ˈtaɪtəs lʊˈkriːʃəs/; c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher.