Marcus Terentius Varro

116 BC - 27 BC

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Marcus Terentius Varro (Latin: [ˈmaːrkʊs tɛˈrɛntiʊs ˈu̯arroː]; 116–27 BC) was one of ancient Rome's greatest scholars and a prolific author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcus Terentius Varro has received more than 479,601 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcus Terentius Varro is the 265th most popular writer (up from 631st in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Italy (up from 713th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Writer.

Marcus Terentius Varro is most famous for his work, "De Re Rustica" which is a book about agriculture.

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Among writers, Marcus Terentius Varro ranks 265 out of 5,794Before him are Henry Miller, Tomas Tranströmer, Ali-Shir Nava'i, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Jaroslav Hašek, and Taras Shevchenko. After him are Mario Puzo, Antonin Artaud, Shota Rustaveli, Amos Oz, Fuzûlî, and Carlos Castaneda.

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Among people born in 116 BC, Marcus Terentius Varro ranks 1After him is Marcus Terentius Varro Lucullus. Among people deceased in 27 BC, Marcus Terentius Varro ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marcus Terentius Varro ranks 338 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Paschal II (1050), Pope Boniface V (575), Geta (189), Pope Adrian II (792), Umberto I of Italy (1844), and Andrea Bocelli (1958). After him are Charles IV of Spain (1748), Livia (-58), Simone Martini (1284), Pope Honorius IV (1210), Guido Reni (1575), and Pope Anacletus (1).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Marcus Terentius Varro ranks 22Before him are Juvenal (50), Christine de Pizan (1365), Sallust (-86), Dario Fo (1926), Torquato Tasso (1544), and Carlo Goldoni (1707). After him are Primo Levi (1919), Alberto Moravia (1907), Elena Ferrante (1943), Luigi Pirandello (1867), Cassiodorus (487), and Lorenzo Valla (1407).