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Gnaeus Naevius

275 BC - 201 BC

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Gnaeus Naevius (; c. 270 – c. 201 BC) was a Roman epic poet and dramatist of the Old Latin period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gnaeus Naevius has received more than 75,438 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Gnaeus Naevius is the 972nd most popular writer (down from 696th in 2019), the 1,098th most popular biography from Italy (down from 812th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Italian Writer.

Gnaeus Naevius is most famous for writing the first Latin comedy, "The Rope."

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Among writers, Gnaeus Naevius ranks 972 out of 5,755Before him are Garcilaso de la Vega, Ernst Hanfstaengl, Sugawara no Michizane, Richard Matheson, Jean-Claude Carrière, and Edogawa Ranpo. After him are Stephen Crane, James Brendan Connolly, Donna Leon, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Vittoria Colonna, and Paulinus of Nola.

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Among people born in 275 BC, Gnaeus Naevius ranks 2Before him is Hamilcar Barca. After him is Demetrius II Aetolicus. Among people deceased in 201 BC, Gnaeus Naevius ranks 1After him are Quintus Fabius Pictor and Gaius Atilius Regulus Serranus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gnaeus Naevius ranks 1,098 out of 4,668Before him are Louis I of Etruria (1773), Totò (1898), Francesco Primaticcio (1504), Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), and Juliana of Nicomedia (285). After him are Vittoria Colonna (1490), Filippo Maria Visconti (1392), Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany (1663), Felice Beato (1832), Sebastiano Venier (1496), and Eleonora Duse (1858).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gnaeus Naevius ranks 77Before him are Valerius Maximus (-100), Ibycus (-600), Gerard of Cremona (1114), Gaius Lucilius (-180), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), and Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102). After him are Vittoria Colonna (1490), Persius (34), Lucius Accius (-170), Elsa Morante (1912), Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), and Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110).