Varro, Marcus Terentius (Reatinus)
(1,213 words)

b. 116 BC in Reate or Rome;

d. 27 BC;

important Roman universal scholar and high-ranking official

Works

His huge oeuvre comprised at least 74 works in about 620 books, and can be divided into the following subject areas: antiquarian history, linguistics, literary history, and works of …

Cite this page
Landfester, Manfred, “Varro, Marcus Terentius (Reatinus)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0229>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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