Marcus Terentius Varro

Marcus Terentius Varro

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Author

Biography: Marcus Terentius Varro was an ancient Roman scholar and writer. He is sometimes called Varro Reatinus to distinguish him from his younger contemporary Varro Atacinus.

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Source/Notes: In Latin: "Postremo nemo aegrotus quidquam somniat tam infandum, quod non aliquis dicat philosophus." - Eumenides, fragment 6, from Saturae Menippeae
Source/Notes: In Latin: "Portam itineri dici longissimam esse." - De Re Rustica - Marcus Porcius Cato on Agriculture

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