Top ten ROMAN Scholars!

Nov 2013
739
Texas
1. Columella- Agricultre

2. Varro- Agriculture

3. Cicero- Roman philosopher, lawyer and politician.

4. Seneca the younger- philosophy

5. Boethius- Stoic philosopher (more of a medieval one but could be classified as a Roman)

6. Tacitus- history

7. Vitruvius- Roman architect who was "rediscovered" in western Europe around 1414.

8. Pliny the Elder

9. Pliny the Younger

10. Cassius Dio


HONORARY MENTIONS:

Vegetius- who wrote on warfare and veterenary science. Not sure whether to classify him as a Roman or a byzantine or whomever.

Juvenal- Roman Poet

Lucretius-Another Roman poet

Plautus- Roman playwright

Ovid

Livy- Roman historian

Virgil- Roman poet

Martial

Horace- Roman lyric poet

Suetonius

Terrence-

Aelian- Roman teacher or rhetoric, who spoke Greek fluently, and wrote a beastiary and some history.

Martianus Capella- From Roman Carthage.
 
Oct 2015
1,011
Virginia
M Portius Cato (censor) - agriculture et al, history (in Latin), soldier-politician?

C Asinius Pollio - history, poetry, drama et al, established the first public library and art museum in Rome, soldier-politician, patron of artists?
 
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