Alphabetical List of Authors – Classical Literature

Aeschylus
Tragic playwright, Greek, 6th – 5th Century BCE
Aesop
Fabulist, Greek, 7th – 6th Century BCE
Anonymous
Epic poet, Sumerian/Mesopotamian/Akkadian, c. 20th – 10th Century BCE
Anonymous
Various religious writers, Hebrew/Aramaic/Greek, c. 9th Century BCE – 2nd Century CE
Anonymous
Epic poet, Old English, c. 8th Century CE
Apollonius of Rhodes
Epic poet, Greek, 3rd Century BCE
Aristophanes
Comic playwright, Greek, 5th – 4th Century BCE
Catullus
Lyric and elegiac poet, Roman, 1st Century BCE
Euripides
Tragic playwright, Greek, 5th Century BCE
Hesiod
Didactic poet, Greek, 8th Century BCE
Homer
Epic poet, Greek, 8th Century BCE
Horace
Lyric poet and satirist, Roman, 1st Century BCE
Juvenal
Satirist, Roman, 1st – 2nd Century CE
Lucan
Epic poet, Roman, 1st Century CE
Menander
Comic playwright, Greek, 4th – 3rd Century BCE
Ovid
Didactic, elegiac and epic poet, Roman, 1st Century BCE – 1st Century CE
Pindar
Lyric poet, Greek, 6th – 5th Century BCE
Pliny the Younger
Correspondent, Roman, 1st – 2nd Century CE
Sappho
Lyric poet, Greek, 7th – 6th Century BCE
Seneca the Younger
Tragic playwright and satirist, Roman, 1st Century CE
Sophocles
Tragic playwright, Greek, 5th Century BCE
Vergil (Virgil)
Epic and didactic poet, Roman, 1st Century BCE