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Varro Marcus Terentius
(116 BCE – 27 BCE)
Varro was born in what is now Rieti to a family of equestrian rank.He studied under the Roman philologist Lucius Aelius Stilo, and later at Athens under the Academic philosopher Antiochus of Ascalon. Politically, he supported Pompey, reaching the office of praetor, after having been tribune of the people, quaestor and curule aedile. He escaped... More...
Italy, 1974, Quotation of Varrone's «Menippean Satire»