Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) was a Roman poet of the Augustan period.
Works: "Bucolics", "The Georgics", "Aeneid", "Appendix Vergiliana".
The "Aeneid" poem is regarded as the national epic of ancient Rome and he is considered one of Rome's greatest poets. He was a major influence on Dante and his poem "Divine Comedy".
His Personal Life
He traveled to Greece in 19 BC and he caught a fever while visiting a town near Megara. He died the same year. Lucius Varius Rufus and Plotius Tucca edited and published "Aeneid" against his wish.
Famous quotes by Virgil
Age carries all things away, even the mind.Virgil
Age steals away all things, even the mind.Virgil
Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.Virgil
I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.Virgil
In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?Virgil
It is easy to go down into Hell night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.Virgil
Love conquers all.Virgil
They succeed, because they think they can.Virgil
Trust not too much to appearances.Virgil
Trust one who has tried.Virgil
Veiling truth in mystery.Virgil
People born on October 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Virgil is the 465th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Virgil's birthday, Virgil is the 12th most famous Roman.
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