Famous Romans

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Here are some mini-biographies of some famous Romans. I have dropped the nominative case ending -us off the names which normally have them in Modern English, so here you will only find Marc and never Marcus.

Beware, this article: uses spellings which have had foreign influence reverted.

The Writ

CINCINNATE ~500BC

Luci Quincti Cincinnat was a Roomisc leader known for yeafing up weeld. It is said Cincinnat was made dictator so that he cud lead Room against the threat of the Aequi. Hwen he was done he stepped dune and went back to his farm. He migt haf again been made dictator, and migt haf again stepped dune, but stearwits think this migt be a tale made up later.

CATO THE ELDER 234BC-149BC

Marc Porci Cato was cerlborn and fougt as a tribune in the Other Punisc Wye. Afterwards he began a life of weeldcraft, becumming quaestor, aedile, praetor, and consul. He did muc to better Room by hafing new buildings made, and by beeting others. Again he fougt, one time to put dune an uprising in Spain, another time to figt against Greeks. He had a hand in waning the migt of the Scipio hird. Cato became censor and sougt to uphold old Roomisc wuns; he fougt against yeafing women more freedom, and against Greek sway. His starkness earned him many foes. Cato felt Room was threatened by Cartain getting back on its feet, so he wanted to see Cartain cwelled, hwic ended up happening in the Third Punisc Wye, hwic Cato lifed to see. Cato is known to later knees mucly as a writer. He wrote the Origines, hwic was the first stearwrit of Room written in Leeden. Only small bits of this writ are with us today. He wrote other works too.

SCIPIO AFRICAN THE ELDER 236BC-183BC

Publi Corneli Scipio African was a Roomisc hartow, consul, and patrician. Scipio is best known for figting in the Other Punisc Wye. He won guthes in Spain against Cartain, became consul in 205BC, and ceos to strike at the Cartainers in North Africa rather than deal with Hannibal hwo was in Italy. He did well in North Africa, and Hannibal came dune to figt him, but Hannibal lost to Scipio in the Guthe of Zama. Cartain had to yeeld, and ended up yeafing Spain to Room, among other things.

CATO THE YUNGER 95BC-46BC

Marc Porci Cato was the greatsonson of Cato the Elder. Cato the Yunger is known for being a leader of the Optimates, a set of men hwo sougt to keep Room a republic amid the rise of Iuli Caesar. Early in his life he fougt against Spartac. Hwen borouger wye broke ute between those hwo sided with Caesar and those hwo sided with Pompei, Cato took Pompei's side. The wye against Caesar trucked, and Cato ended up killing himself. Cicero wrote a writ called Cato, hwerein he herried Cato. In answer, Caesar wrote Anticato hwerein he spoke ill of Cato.

OVID 43BC-17AD

Publi Ovidi Naso was a Roomisc scop. Early in life it seemed he wold go into weeldcraft, but he ended up hwarfing instead to leethcraft. Ovid's works were speedful, but his life's work was hindered hwen king August had him fleemed to Tomis, nue Constanta Romany, from hwic he nefer came back. He was freends with Horace, another well known Roomisc scop.

BRUTE ~85BC-42BC

Marc Juni Brute, also known as Quint Caepio Brute, was a Roomisc weeldcrafter. Brute is best known for being one of the main men behind the killing of Iuli Caesar. He was the neef of Cato the Yunger, hwo he picked up Stoic leef from. He fougt to hold dune the rise of Pompei, but ended up siding with him in the war against Iuli Caesar. Caesar milsed him. Thruge his kithscip with Caesar warmed for a hwile, it turned swithe cold hwen Caesar made himself dictator for life and had himself goddened, leading Brute to dealnim in his killing. He had to flee afterwards, owing to the threat of those hwo liked Caesar. He was later yeafen weeld ofer land in the east of the realm hwere he heaped up wealth and migt. A borouger war broke ute between those hwo wold take ofer following Caesar's death. Brute sided with Cassi against August and Mark Antoni, but was beaten and killed himself. His figts against dictatorscip gained him herrying with Cicero.

VIRGILI 70BC-19BC

Publi Vergili Maro was a scop best known for his theedisc leeth called the Aeneid. He was widely held by Roomers to be their greatest scop. In the Aeneid he tells a tale abute hue Room was stathelled and hue it is Room's ceore to bring civilisation to the world. Vergili was born a cerl, into the aftermath of the borougerwye between Mari and Sulla. In his yewth he witnessed the new figt between Juli Caesar and Pompey, and his hate for borougerwye is glassed in his works.

SULLA 138BC-79BC

Luci Coreneli Sulla was a Roomisc oneweelder. Sulla began as a quaestor under Gai Mari and dealnum in a wye against the Nummeths in North Africa. He did so well against them that Mari grew ondy towards him. After becoming a praetor and figting in the Social Wye he became a consul, and was yeafen a here to figt against Pontus with. But hwen Gai Mari fanded to make himself the head of this here, Sulla went to Room to strike at Mari, but Mari fled. Sulla then went to figt Pontus as he was going to to begin with. Hwile Sulla was figting in Greekland Mari went back to Room and took ofer. Sulla was boded a foe of the ric, and Room was cleansed of Sulla's backers, but then Mari died of old eld. After winning against Pontus, Sulla went back to Room with his here and fougt in a borougerwye against the side Mari was on. Sulla won, became oneweelder, and Room was cleansed of Mari's old backers. Hwile oneweelder Sulla did muc to edhew Roomisc law, one of his goals being to make it harder for another man to take ofer Room as he had. He later stepped dune and died frithfully.