Statistics for Roman Authors

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  • This quiz has been taken 337 times
  • The average score is 9 of 18

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HintAnswer% Correct
First-century BC poet, wrote Aeneid, Georgics, EcloguesVirgil
86%
First-century BC and first-century AD poet, wrote Metamorphoses, Art of Love, TristiaOvid
81%
Third-century AD Stoic philosopher and emperor, wrote MeditationsMarcus Aurelius
78%
First-century BC politician, wrote Commentaries on the Gallic War, Commentaries on the Civil WarJulius Caesar
74%
Prolific first-century BC author of philosophical treatises, letters, and speeches, including On the Republic, On the Laws, Against Verres, and Against CatilineCicero
70%
First and second-century AD historian, wrote Annals of Imperial Rome, Histories, Agricola, GermaniaTacitus
62%
First and second-century AD historian, wrote The Twelve CaesarsSuetonius
52%
First-century AD philosopher, wrote Moral Epistles, tragedies, assorted Stoic dialogues and lettersSeneca
51%
First-century BC historian, wrote comprehensive history of Rome from the legendary founding of Latium to Augustus, only a fraction of the complete work has survivedLivy
50%
First-century BC author of short poems, especially those of yearning for his mistress, LesbiaCatullus
47%
First-century BC lyric poet and satirist, wrote OdesHorace
43%
Third and second-century BC playwright, wrote The Pot of Gold, The Swaggering Soldier, other comediesPlautus
35%
Second-century AD poet, wrote especially caustic SatiresJuvenal
32%
First-century BC Epicurean philosopher, wrote long, atheistic poem On the Nature of ThingsLucretius
32%
Fifth and sixth-century AD philosopher and political advisor, wrote The Consolation of PhilosophyBoethius
27%
First-century BC historian, wrote Catiline's War and the Jugurthine WarSallust
26%
First-century AD rhetoritician who wrote textbook on oratoryQuintilian
16%
Fourth-century AD historian, wrote history of the late Empire, only accounts of 353-378 AD surviveAmmianus Marcellinus
10%

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