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
Former Roman dictator
AugustusAugustus
23 September 0063
Roman roman emperor

CommodusCommodus
31 August 0161
Roman Emperor

CaligulaCaligula
31 August 0012
Roman Emperor

NeroNero
15 December 0037
Emperor of Rome

Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius
26 April 0121
Roman Emperor
Saint PeterSaint Peter
0001 AD
Saint

Constantine the GreatConstantine the Great
27 February 0272
Roman Emperor

CiceroCicero
03 January 0106
Philosopher, Political Theorist

TiberiusTiberius
16 November 0042
Roman Emperor
ClaudiusClaudius
01 August 0010
Roman emperor

Pontius PilatePontius Pilate
 
Presided Over the Trial of Jesus
TrajanTrajan
18 September 0053
Roman Emperor

DiocletianDiocletian
22 December 0244
Roman Emperor

John the ApostleJohn the Apostle
0006 AD
One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus
Marcus Licinius CrassusMarcus Licinius Crassus
0115 BC
Roman General

VespasianVespasian
17 November 0009
Roman Emperor
Pliny the ElderPliny the Elder
0023 AD
Philosopher

ElagabalusElagabalus
0204 AD
Emperor of Rome

Virgil Virgil
15 October 0070
Poet
Agrippina the YoungerAgrippina the Younger
06 November 0015
Roman Empress

Saint ChristopherSaint Christopher
 
Patron Saint of Travellers
TitusTitus
30 December 0039
Roman Emperor

DomitianDomitian
24 October 0051
Roman Emperor

HypatiaHypatia
0370 AD
Mathematician, Philosopher, Astronomer, Writer

PlutarchPlutarch
0045 AD
Philosopher, Historian, Biographer, Essayist, &
Antoninus PiusAntoninus Pius
19 September 0086
Roman Emperor
PertinaxPertinax
01 August 0126
Military Leader

GalbaGalba
24 December 0003
Roman Emperor

TacitusTacitus
0056 AD
Historian

Theodosius ITheodosius I
11 January 0347
Emperor
OthoOtho
28 April 0032
Emperor

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HoraceHorace
08 December 0065
Roman poet

NervaNerva
08 November 0030
Roman Emperor

Marcus Vipsanius AgrippaMarcus Vipsanius Agrippa
0064 BC
Roman Consul

Gaius MariusGaius Marius
0157 BC
Roman General
Didius JulianusDidius Julianus
02 February 0137
Roman Emperor

VitruviusVitruvius
0080 BC
Roman Architect
Cato the ElderCato the Elder
0234 BC
Historian

PlotinusPlotinus
0204 AD
Founder of Neo-Platonism

LivyLivy
0059 BC
Historian
Ignatius of AntiochIgnatius of Antioch
15 May 0035
Religious Leader

PhiloPhilo
0025 BC
Philosopher
St. AugustineSt. Augustine
13 November 0354
Philosopher

Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
0090 AD
Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician

Marc AntonyMarc Antony
14 January 0083
Roman General

Seneca the YoungerLucius Annaeus Seneca
0004 BC
Roman Philosopher & Statesman

Flavius OdoacerFlavius Odoacer
0435 AD
Soldier
Cato the YoungerCato the Younger
0095 BC
Statesman

MiriamMiriam
Moses' sister

IrenaeusIrenaeus
0130 AD
Bishop

AmbroseAmbrose
0337 AD
writer,philosopher,theologian
BoethiusBoethius
0480 AD
Philosopher

LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099
Poet, philosopher, writer
Simon MagusSimon Magus
Priest

Constantius IIConstantius II
07 August 0317
Roman ruler

Valentinian IValentinian I
03 July 0321
Emperor
DjoserDjoser
2700 BC
Monarchs

Constantius ChlorusConstantius Chlorus
31 March 0250
Politician
Decimus Junius Brutus AlbinusDecimus Junius Brutus Albinus
0085 BC
Politician

Baldwin I of JerusalemBaldwin I of Jerusalem
1058 AD
King

PlautusPlautus
0254 BC
Comedy writer
Apollonius of TyanaApollonius of Tyana
 

PetroniusPetronius
0027 AD
Author
Lucius Junius BrutusLucius Junius Brutus
0550 BC
 

StilichoStilicho
0359 AD
King

PelagiusPelagius
0354 AD
Theologian

SejanusSejanus
 
Marcus ManiliusMarcus Manilius
0001 AD
poet, astrologer
Petronius MaximusPetronius Maximus
0396 AD
King

Servius TulliusServius Tullius
king

Gnaeus Julius AgricolaGnaeus Julius Agricola
13 June 0040
General

Pope Damasus IPope Damasus I
0305 AD
Catholic priest , Poet
Sextus EmpiricusSextus Empiricus
0160 AD
Physician ,Philosopher

KrumKrum
0755 AD
Ruler

AtticusAtticus
0175 BC
Philosopher

LucanLucan
03 November 0039
poet

AppianAppian
0095 AD
Historian
Marcus Furius CamillusMarcus Furius Camillus
0446 BC
Soldier, Statesman

Gaius MaecenasGaius Maecenas
15 April 0068
Poet
CrispusCrispus
0305 AD
Roman Ruler

SyagriusSyagrius
0430 AD
Military commander

Marcus Claudius MarcellusMarcus Claudius Marcellus
0268 BC
Military leader
Constantine X DoukasConstantine X Doukas
1006 AD
Emperor

Theodoric ITheodoric I
0393 AD
King
TroilusTroilus
 

PropertiusPropertius
0047 BC
poet

Apollodorus of DamascusApollodorus of Damascus
0050 AD
Greek Engineer

StatiusStatius
0045 AD
poet
Quintus Curtius RufusQuintus Curtius Rufus
Historian

ValerianValerian
0200 AD
Emperor
AusoniusAusonius
0310 AD
Poet

TibullusTibullus
0055 BC
poet,writer
Sidonius ApollinarisSidonius Apollinaris
0430 AD
Poet

Paulinus of NolaPaulinus of Nola
0354 AD
Poet
ClaudianClaudian
0370 AD
Poet