M. Terentius Varro; Roman culture; ancient tradition; antiquity and the present
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Scripta Classica, Vol. 6 (2009), s. 87-97
The article presents the significance of M. Terentius Varro in Roman and European culture.
The ancient sources and contemporary studies confirm that Varro was considered the most accomplished
and refined scholar of his time (vir Romanorum eruditissimus). The influence of Varro’s
versatile texts can be traced in many fields of culture from antiquity onward to modern times