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  • Name: Virgil
  • Born: 15 October 70 BC
  • Died: 21 September 19 BC (age 50)
  • Occupation: Poet

Publius Vergilius Maro (Classical Latin:[ˈpuːblɪ.ʊs wɛrˈɡɪlɪ.ʊs ˈmaroː]; traditional dates 15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil (/ˈvɜːrɪl/ VUR-jil) in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him as well.

Genre: Epic poetry, didactic poetry, pastoral poetry

Death Place: Brundisium, Italy, Roman Empire

Source: Wikipedia

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