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Roman Poets

Resources on ancient literature, especially Roman poets and playwrights and their writing.
  1. Catullus
  2. Ennius
  3. Horace
  4. Juvenal
  5. Latin Poetry
  6. Lucan
  7. Ovid
  8. Persius
  9. Plautus
  10. Propertius
  11. Sulpicia
  12. Tibullus
  13. Virgil or Vergil

Lucretius - Roman Poet Titus Lucretius Carus
Titus Lucretius Carus (c 94-55 B.C.) was a Roman epicurean epic poet who wrote De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things).

Terence - Publius Terentius Afer
Terence was a North African who came to Rome where he wrote influential comedies.

Poets of Latin Love Elegy
Roman love elegy is traced back to Catullus.

Maecenas - Patron of Poets
Information on Maecenas, the Augustan patron of Vergil and Horace, among others.

Early Roman Poets
A list of the early Roman poets.

Early Greek Poets Chronology
Ancient Greek posts wrote in a variety of styles that evolved over time. Here is a list of ancient Greek poets timeline during the archaic period divided according to genre of ancient Greek poetry.

Virgil
Virgil or Vergil is often considered the greatest of the ancient Roman poets.

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