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Gaius Valerius Flaccus

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Gaius Valerius Flaccus (; died c. AD 90) was a 1st-century Roman poet who flourished during the "Silver Age" under the Flavian dynasty, and wrote a Latin Argonautica that owes a great deal to Apollonius of Rhodes' more famous epic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaius Valerius Flaccus has received more than 72,095 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Gaius Valerius Flaccus is the 1,017th most popular writer (down from 1,000th in 2019), the 1,149th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,113th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular Italian Writer.

Gaius Valerius Flaccus is most famous for his poem, "Argonautica," which tells the story of Jason and the Argonauts' quest for the Golden Fleece.

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Among writers, Gaius Valerius Flaccus ranks 1,017 out of 5,755Before him are Andrew of Crete, Nicolas Chamfort, Ernesto Sabato, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Namdev, and Johannes Tauler. After him are Comtessa de Dia, Dobrica Ćosić, Tibor Sekelj, Harry Mulisch, Titus Pomponius Atticus, and Veronica Franco.

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Among people born in 45, Gaius Valerius Flaccus ranks 1After him is Ban Zhao. Among people deceased in 95, Gaius Valerius Flaccus ranks 1After him are Gaius Musonius Rufus and Titus Flavius Clemens.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaius Valerius Flaccus ranks 1,149 out of 4,668Before him are Valentino Rossi (1979), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), Frederick of Naples (1451), Gerard of Csanád (980), Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1533), and Lucilla (150). After him are Giuseppe Bertello (1942), Ludovico Carracci (1555), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Marcus Claudius Marcellus (-42), Julia Drusilla (39), and Veronica Franco (1546).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gaius Valerius Flaccus ranks 82Before him are Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Vittoria Colonna (1490), Persius (34), Lucius Accius (-170), and Elsa Morante (1912). After him are Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Veronica Franco (1546), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Lucrezia Tornabuoni (1427), Gaius Asinius Pollio (-76), and Giambattista Marino (1569).