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Lucius Accius

170 BC - 84 BC

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Lucius Accius (; 170 – c. 86 BC), or Lucius Attius, was a Roman tragic poet and literary scholar. Accius was born in 170 BC at Pisaurum, a town founded in the Ager Gallicus in 184 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucius Accius has received more than 89,547 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucius Accius is the 986th most popular writer (up from 1,170th in 2019), the 1,109th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,269th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Italian Writer.

Lucius Accius is most famous for his play, "The Trojan Women," which is a tragedy about the aftermath of the Trojan War.

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Among writers, Lucius Accius ranks 986 out of 5,755Before him are Danilo Kiš, Daniel Keyes, Zeami Motokiyo, Persius, Prudentius, and William Gibson. After him are Martha Gellhorn, Marguerite Porete, Katherine Mansfield, John William Polidori, Henri Troyat, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

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Among people born in 170 BC, Lucius Accius ranks 2Before him is Attalus III. After him are Dionysius Thrax and Eucratides I. Among people deceased in 84 BC, Lucius Accius ranks 2Before him is Lucius Cornelius Cinna. After him are Antiochus XII Dionysus and Gaius Flavius Fimbria.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lucius Accius ranks 1,109 out of 4,668Before him are Sebastiano Venier (1496), Eleonora Duse (1858), Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1882), Persius (34), Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788), and Pier Luigi Nervi (1891). After him are Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (1587), Bianca Cappello (1548), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Mary of Modena (1658), and Hiero I of Syracuse (-600).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Lucius Accius ranks 80Before him are Gaius Lucilius (-180), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Vittoria Colonna (1490), and Persius (34). After him are Elsa Morante (1912), Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), Veronica Franco (1546), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), and Lucrezia Tornabuoni (1427).