Livius Andronicus

280 BC - 200 BC

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Lucius Livius Andronicus (; Greek: Λούκιος Λίβιος Ανδρόνικος; c. 284 – c. 204 BC) was a Greco-Roman dramatist and epic poet of the Old Latin period during the Roman Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Livius Andronicus has received more than 128,415 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Livius Andronicus is the 397th most popular writer (down from 377th in 2019), the 485th most popular biography from Italy (down from 453rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Italian Writer.

Livius Andronicus is most famous for being the first person to write a play in Latin. He wrote the play "The Trojan Women" which was about the Trojan War.

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Among writers, Livius Andronicus ranks 397 out of 5,794Before him are Pietro Aretino, Maurice Leblanc, Tibullus, Qu Yuan, Gertrude Stein, and Propertius. After him are Edward Said, Ludovico Ariosto, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Cornelius Nepos, Françoise Sagan, and Karl Barth.

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Among people born in 280 BC, Livius Andronicus ranks 3Before him are Han Fei and Li Si. After him are Philo of Byzantium, Arsaces I of Parthia, Conon of Samos, Pyrrhus II of Epirus, and Ariamnes of Cappadocia. Among people deceased in 200 BC, Livius Andronicus ranks 1After him are Gaius Terentius Varro, Gentius, Leonidas of Rhodes, Lucius Mummius Achaicus, Wiman of Gojoseon, Mithridates III of Pontus, Moschus, Gaius Laelius, Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus, Eucratides I, and Zeno of Tarsus.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Livius Andronicus ranks 485 out of 4,088Before him are Giulio Caccini (1551), Pietro Aretino (1492), Ettore Bugatti (1881), Tibullus (-50), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), and Propertius (-50). After him are Giuseppe Farina (1906), Pope Zephyrinus (150), Muzio Clementi (1752), Claudia Octavia (40), Pope Anterus (180), and Francesco I Sforza (1401).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Livius Andronicus ranks 32Before him are Luigi Pirandello (1867), Cassiodorus (487), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pietro Aretino (1492), Tibullus (-50), and Propertius (-50). After him are Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Ennius (-239), Fausto Cercignani (1941), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), and Statius (40).