Find out more about the greatest Ancient Roman, including Julius Caesar, Augustus, Nero, Caligula and Marcus Aurelius.

Ancient Roman Empire, located along the Mediterranean Sea, was one of the largest empires in the ancient world. A region where art and culture thrived, Ancient Rome was home to numerous scholars, philosophers, warriors, artists and painters of repute. Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was not just a brave warrior, but also one of the most important Stoic philosophers of his era. His personal writings compiled as ‘Meditations’ is considered to be a seminal work of stoic philosophy. Gaius Julius Caesar is another well-known political figure who was instrumental in shaping the history of Ancient Rome. He played a vital role in bringing about the decline of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. Ancient Romans were pioneers in several fields, including medicine. Agathinus, an eminent physician was the founder of a new medical sect, to which he gave the name of Episynthetici, while Antonius Musa became famous for curing Emperor Augustus’ serious malady. Also famous as the land of intellectuals, Ancient Rome produced philosophers such as Amelius Gentilianus, Fabianus Papirius, and Gaius Musonius Rufus. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Ancient Romans.
Julius CaesarJulius Caesar

13 July 0100

15 March 0044

Rome

Cancer

AugustusAugustus
(Roman roman emperor)

23 September 0063

19 August 0014

Ancient Rome

Virgo

NeroNero
(Emperor of Rome)

15 December 0037

09 June 0068

Anzio

Sagittarius

CaligulaCaligula
(Roman Emperor)

31 August 0012

24 January 0041

Anzio

Virgo

Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius
(Roman Emperor)

26 April 0121

17 March 0180

Rome

Taurus

Pontius PilatePontius Pilate
(Presided Over the Trial of Jesus)

0039 AD

Roman Italy, Italy

Constantine the GreatConstantine the Great
(Roman Emperor)

27 February 0272

22 May 0337

Niš

Pisces

CommodusCommodus
(Roman Emperor)

31 August 0161

31 December 0192

Lanuvium

Virgo

CiceroCicero
(Philosopher, Political Theorist)

03 January 0106

07 December 0043

Arpinum, Roman Republic, modern Arpino, Lazio, Italy

Capricorn

TiberiusTiberius
(Roman Emperor)

16 November 0042

16 March 0037

Rome, Italy

Scorpio

ClaudiusClaudius
(Roman emperor)

01 August 0010

13 October 0054

Lyon

Leo

VespasianVespasian
(Roman Emperor)

17 November 0009

23 June 0079

Falacrine

Scorpio

Pliny the ElderPliny the Elder
(Philosopher)

0023 AD

0079 AD

HypatiaHypatia
(Mathematician, Philosopher, Astronomer, Writer)

0370 AD

0415 AD

Alexandria, Province of Egypt, Eastern Roman Empire

TitusTitus
(Roman Emperor)

30 December 0039

13 September 0081

Rome

Capricorn

Marcus Licinius CrassusMarcus Licinius Crassus
(Roman General)

0115 BC

0053 BC

Roman Republic

Virgil Virgil
(Poet)

15 October 0070

21 September 0019

Virgilio, Lombardy

Libra

DomitianDomitian
(Roman Emperor)

24 October 0051

18 September 0096

Rome

Scorpio

PlutarchPlutarch
(Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Essayist, & Middle Platonist)

0045 AD

0120 AD

Chaeronea

Jesus ChristJesus Christ
(Founder of Christianity)

Judea

Gaius MariusGaius Marius
(Roman General)

0157 BC

13 January 0086

Arpinum

HoraceHorace
(Roman poet)

08 December 0065

27 November 0008

Venosa, Italy

Sagittarius

VitruviusVitruvius
(Roman Architect)

0080 BC

0015 BC

Italy, Roman Empire

Agrippina the YoungerAgrippina the Younger
(Roman Empress)

06 November 0015

23 March 0059

Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium

Scorpio

PlotinusPlotinus
(Founder of Neo-Platonism)

0204 AD

0270 AD

Lycopolis

PhiloPhilo
(Philosopher)

0025 BC

0045 AD

Alexandria, Egypt

Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
(Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician)

0090 AD

0168 AD

Egypt

St. AugustineSt. Augustine
(Philosopher)

13 November 0354

28 August 0430

Thagaste, Numidia (now Souk Ahras, Algeria)

Scorpio

Seneca the YoungerLucius Annaeus Seneca
(Roman Philosopher & Statesman)

0004 BC

0065 AD

Córdoba

Flavius OdoacerFlavius Odoacer
(Soldier)

0435 AD

15 March 0493

Pannonia

Seneca the YoungerSeneca the Younger
(Roman statesman)

29 February 0004

0065 AD

Córdoba

Pisces

NervaNerva
(politician)

08 November 0030

27 January 0098

Narni

Scorpio

Cato the YoungerCato the Younger
(Statesman)

0095 BC

31 March 0046

Rome

IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Bishop)

0130 AD

0202 AD

Smyrna

AmbroseAmbrose
(writer,philosopher,theologian)

0337 AD

04 April 0397

Trier

BoethiusBoethius
(Philosopher)

0480 AD

0524 AD

Rome, Italy

LucretiusLucretius
(Poet, philosopher, writer)

15 October 0099

0055 BC

Libra

DjoserDjoser
(Monarchs)

2700 BC

2600 BC

Decimus Junius Brutus AlbinusDecimus Junius Brutus Albinus
(Politician)

0085 BC

Simon MagusSimon Magus
(Priest)

0065 AD

Constantius ChlorusConstantius Chlorus
(Politician)

31 March 0250

25 July 0306

Illyricum

Aries

Valentinian IValentinian I
(Emperor)

03 July 0321

17 November 0375

Vinkovci

Cancer

Baldwin I of JerusalemBaldwin I of Jerusalem
(King)

1058 AD

02 April 1118

Lower Lorraine

PlautusPlautus
(Comedy writer)

0254 BC

0184 BC

Sarsina

SejanusSejanus

18 October 0031

Volsinii

Apollonius of TyanaApollonius of Tyana

Cappadocia

Lucius Junius BrutusLucius Junius Brutus

0550 BC

0509 BC

Ancient Rome

PetroniusPetronius
(Author)

0027 AD

0066 AD

Marseille

PelagiusPelagius
(Theologian)

0354 AD

0418 AD

Britannia

StilichoStilicho
(King)

0359 AD

22 August 0408

Constantinople

Servius TulliusServius Tullius
(king)

0535 BC

TroilusTroilus

AppianAppian
(Historian)

0095 AD

0165 AD

Alexandria

Pope Damasus IPope Damasus I
(Catholic priest , Poet)

0305 AD

11 December 0384

Idanha-a-Nova

Sextus EmpiricusSextus Empiricus
(Physician ,Philosopher)

0160 AD

0210 AD

ValerianValerian
(Emperor)

0200 AD

0264 AD

LucanLucan
(poet)

03 November 0039

30 April 0065

Córdoba, Spain

Scorpio

Gaius MaecenasGaius Maecenas
(Poet)

15 April 0068

0008 BC

Arezzo

Aries

Petronius MaximusPetronius Maximus
(King)

0396 AD

31 May 0455

SyagriusSyagrius
(Military commander)

0430 AD

0487 AD

Marcus Furius CamillusMarcus Furius Camillus
(Soldier, Statesman)

0446 BC

0365 BC

Ancient Rome

AtticusAtticus

Marcus Claudius MarcellusMarcus Claudius Marcellus
(Military leader)

0268 BC

0208 BC

PropertiusPropertius
(poet)

0047 BC

0014 BC

Umbria, Italy

StatiusStatius
(poet)

0045 AD

0096 AD

Naples

Quintus Curtius RufusQuintus Curtius Rufus
(Historian)

0053 AD

Greece

AusoniusAusonius
(Poet)

0310 AD

0395 AD

Bordeaux, France

TibullusTibullus
(poet,writer)

0055 BC

0055 BC

Sidonius ApollinarisSidonius Apollinaris
(Poet)

0430 AD

31 July 0489

Lugdunum

Tetricus ITetricus I
(Emperor)

ClaudianClaudian
(Poet)

0370 AD

0404 AD

Alexandria, Egypt

PrudentiusPrudentius
(Poet)

0348 AD

0413 AD

Hispania Tarraconensis

Helvius CinnaHelvius Cinna
(Poet)

0085 BC

20 March 0044

Roman Republic

PersiusPersius
(poet)

04 December 0034

24 November 0062

Volterra, Italy

Sagittarius

JoannesJoannes
(Emperor)

0423 AD

30 June 0425

Dagobert IIIDagobert III
(King)

0699 AD

0715 AD

Marc AntonyMarc Antony

14 January 0083

01 August 0030

Rome

Capricorn

Saint JudeSaint Jude
(Priest)

0001 AD

28 October 0070

Galilee

WalliaWallia
(King)

0380 AD

0418 AD

Scipio Aemilianus AfricanusScipio Aemilianus Africanus
(Politician)

0185 BC

0129 BC

Rome

SaloninusSaloninus
(Emperor)

0242 AD

0260 AD