List of Authors and Others Mentioned in the Library A-M

Note: 600s = 7th century B.C.
500s = 6th century B.C.
400s = 5th century B.C.
300s = 4th century B.C.
200s = 3rd century B.C.
100s = 2nd century B.C.
100 - 0 1st century B.C.

Accius - Lucius Accius (170 - c. 86 B.C.) - playwright

Achaeus (b. c. 484 B.C.) - from Eretria tragedian

Aeschylus (525 - 456/455 B.C.) - from Athens - tragedian

Agathon (b. c. 446 B.C.) - from Athens - tragedian

Alcaeus (late 7th century - mid 6th century B.C.) - from Lesbos - poet

Alcman (late 7th century B.C.) - from Sparta - poet

Amafinius - C. Amafinius - Roman Epicurean philosopher

Anacreon (c 570 B.C.)- from Teos - poet

Anaxagoras (c 500 B.C.) - from Clazomenae near Smyrna - sciensits

Anaximander (611 - 546 B.C.) - scientist

Anyte of Tegea (4th century or 3rd century B.C.) - from Tegea in the Peloponnese - poet

Apollonius of Rhodes (c 295 - 215 B.C.) - epic poet

Aratus of Soli (3rd century B.C.?) - from Alexandria?

Archilochus (c 648 B.C.) - from Paros - poet

Aristarchus (c 310 B.C.) - from Samos - scientist

Aristarchus (5th century B.C.) - from Tegea - tragedian

Aristophanes (455? - 385 B.C.) - from Athens - playwright - Old Comedy Period

Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.) - philosopher and scientist

Asclepiades (b. c. 320 B.C.) - from Samos

Astydamas (4th century B.C.) - Greek tragedian

Axionicus - writer of Middle Comedy

Bacchylides (6th century - 5th century B.C.) - from Ceos - poet

Bilama - Babylonian ruler

Caesar - Gaius Julius Caesar (102 or 100 - 44 B.C.) - politican, historian, writer

Callimachus (310 - 240 B.C.) - from Cyrene - cataloger and poet

Carcinus (4th century B.C.) - tragedian

Cassius Dionysius - from Utica - translator

Cato the Elder - M. Porcius Cato (234 - 149 B.C.) - politican and orator

Catullus - C. Valerius Catullus (c 87 or 84 - 54 B.C.) - from Verona - poet

Celsus - A. Cornelius Celsus - writer and doctor

Chaeremon (4th century B.C.) - tragedian

Charon of Carthage - author

Choerilus of Athens (c 523 - 468 B.C.) - tragedian

Cicero - M. Tullius Cicero (106 - 43 B.C.) - from Arpinum - orator and politician

Claudius - Tiberius Claudius Drusus (10 B.C. - 54 A.D.) - Emperor and historian

Columella - Lucius Junius Moderatus Columella (c 5 B.C. - 60 A.D.) - from Cadiz, Spain - soldier and writer

Corinna (5th century B.C.) - from Thebes or Tanagra - poet

Cotta (c 75 B.C.) - orator

Crates of Mallos (2nd century B.C.) - from Mallos - Greek stoic philosopher and author

Cratinus (c 490 - 420 B.C.) - from Athens - writer of Old Comedy

Ctesias (in the court of Artaxerxes Mnemon, 415 - 398 B.C.) - from Cnidos - physician and writer

Demosthenes - orator

Diodorus Siculus (1st century B.C.)

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (c. 8 B.C.) - from Halicarnassus - critic and historian

Diphilus of Sinope (c 340 - 289 B.C.) - writer of New Comedy

Ennius - Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 B.C.) - from Rudiae in Calabria - playwright and poet

Ephorus (c. 375 B.C.) - historian

Epicurus (340 - 271 B.C.) - from Athens - philosopher

Erasistratus - doctor

Eratosthenes (c. 250 or 230 - 196 B.C.) - from Cyrene - geographer

Erinna (4th century B.C.?) - poet

Eupolis (c.445 - 410 B.C.) - from Athens - writer (Old Comedy period)

Euripides (485 - 406 B.C.) - born at Salamis - from Athens - tragedian

Fabius - Q. Fabius Pictor (c.202 B.C.) - historian

Flaccus - Marcus Verrius Flaccus (late 1st century B.C.) - writer

Hammurabi - Babylonian ruler

Hecataeus (c. 500 B.C.) - from Miletus - historian

Heraclides of Pontus (388 - 315 B.C.) - scientist and philosopher

Hermippus of Smyrna

Herodotus (490 - c. 425 B.C.) - from Halicarnassus - historian

Hieronymus (3rd century B.C.) - from Cardia - writer

Himilco (6th century B.C.?) - from Carthage - admiral and explorer

Hipparchus of Nicaea (active 161 - 126 B.C.) - from Nicaea in Bithynia - scientist

Hippocrates - doctor

Horace - Q. Horatius Flaccus (65 - 8 B.C.) - from Venusia in Apulia - poet

Hortalus - Q. Hortensius Hortalus (c 69 B.C.) - orator

Hyperides - orator

Ibycus (6th century B.C.) - poet

Ion of Chios (c 490 - 420 B.C.) - tragedian

Isocrates - writer

Kidinnu - Babylonian astronomer

Livius Andronicus - Lucius Livius Andronicus (died c. 200 B.C.) - from Tarentum - playwright and poet

Livy - T. Livius (59 B.C. - 17 A.D.) - from Patavium (Padua) - historian

Lucan - M. Annaeus Lucanus (39 - 65 A.D.) - nephew of Seneca - writer

Lucretius - T. Lucretius Carus (c 94 - 55 B.C.) - poet

Mago of Carthage

Manetho

Marinus (1st century B.C.)

Menander (342 - 292/291 B.C.) - from Athens - comic writer

Menandros of Ephesus - historian

Metellus (d. 221 B.C.)

Moschion (4th century B.C.) - tragedian


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