Titus Pomponius Atticus

110 BC - 32 BC

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Titus Pomponius Atticus (c. 110 BC – 31 March 32 BC; later named Quintus Caecilius Pomponianus Atticus) was a Roman editor, banker, and patron of letters, best known for his correspondence and close friendship with prominent Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero. Atticus was from a wealthy Roman family of the equestrian class (lower aristocratic non-ruling class) and from the Pomponia gens. A close friend since childhood, Cicero dedicated his work, Laelius de Amicitia (Latin for 'Treatises on Friendship'), to Atticus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Titus Pomponius Atticus has received more than 163,634 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Titus Pomponius Atticus is the 987th most popular writer (down from 925th in 2019), the 1,094th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,008th in 2019) and the 81st most popular Italian Writer.

Titus Pomponius Atticus was a Roman senator and the wealthiest man in the Roman Empire. He is most famous for his correspondence with Cicero.

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Among writers, Titus Pomponius Atticus ranks 987 out of 5,794Before him are Ninon de l'Enclos, Jean Moréas, Clive Cussler, Sarojini Naidu, Alfred Brehm, and Jean de Joinville. After him are Miroslav Krleža, Otto of Freising, Bar Hebraeus, Charles Nodier, Egill Skallagrímsson, and Alexander Ostrovsky.

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Among people born in 110 BC, Titus Pomponius Atticus ranks 2Before him is Hillel the Elder. After him are Hyrcanus II, Philodemus, and Lucius Julius Caesar. Among people deceased in 32 BC, Titus Pomponius Atticus ranks 1

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Titus Pomponius Atticus ranks 1,094 out of 4,088Before him are Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (1751), Fra Mauro (1385), Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry (1798), Maria Theresa of Savoy (1756), Bettino Craxi (1934), and Fulvia (-77). After him are Eleonora Duse (1858), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), and Marco Ferreri (1928).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Titus Pomponius Atticus ranks 81Before him are Eugenio Montale (1896), Valerius Maximus (-100), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Antonio Tabucchi (1943), Gerard of Cremona (1114), and Natalia Ginzburg (1916). After him are Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Quintus Fabius Pictor (-254), Elsa Morante (1912), Italo Svevo (1861), Timaeus of Locri (-200), and Matteo Bandello (1484).