Libraries in Ancient Rome
- Caius Suetonius - A Roman Biographer
- Cicero is remembered in modern times as the greatest
Roman orator and innovator of what became known as Ciceronian rhetoric.
His writings include books of rhetoric, orations,
philosophical and political treatises, and letters.
- Horace was a lyric poet, satirist and literary
critic. He is generally considered one of the greatest poets of the
- English and Latin version
- Titus Livius (also known as Livy) wrote
a history of Rome (142 Books) from the foundation of Rome until 9 BC.
Livius treated history from a moral standpoint, reshaping events into
episodes to reveal the characters of leading figures.
- Tacitus - Tacitus,
an important Roman historian, wrote the most detailed early description
of the Germans at the end of the first century CE.