Ancient Latin Authors by Quote

Random Literature or latin Quiz

Can you name the ancient Romans who penned the following quotations?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Now Trimalchio, drenched in perfume, was being dried off... with mantles made of the softest wool
I do not like you, Sabidius, nor can I say why. This only I can say: I like you not.
Let us live, my Lesbia, and let us love...
Cynthia first captured melancholy me with her dear eyes...
All of Gaul has been divided into three parts, of which the Belgae inhabit one...
And let him be learned, skilled with pencils, educated in geometry...
'Storax! Aeschinus has not returned from dinner tonight, nor any of the young slaves...'
The story holds that... a thirsty she-wolf from the surrounding mountains turned her steps towards the infants' crying.
He got the nickname 'Caligula' from a camp joke, for he was brought up among the troops in the dress of a common soldier.
Do you not see that even drops of water, falling on a rock over a long interval, bore through it?
'That soldier is my master... bragging, shameless, foul-smelling...'
'And you, O Tyrians, keep up my hatred for his stock and all his race to come, and place it as a gift to my ashes.'
'They are slaves.' No, they are men. 'They are slaves.' No, companions. 'They are slaves.' No, humble friends.
I have built a monument more lasting than bronze...
You ought, Catiline, to have been executed long ago by command of the consul...
'To robbery, butchery, and plundering they give the false name 'Empire,' and where they make a desert they name it 'Peace.''
Already ash was falling upon the ships, hotter and thicker the closer they approached.
...the master's eyes and footsteps are the healthiest things for the farm.
And then... inspecting all parts of my body, I see that I am not a bird, but a donkey.
...always the most pleasing are gifts which the giver makes precious.

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...