Tarquinius Superbus and his expulsion by Lucius Junius Brutus titled Brutus and was probably written in honor of his patron D. Politics and temperament
Accius was politically conservative and generally noted for his dignity and reserve. Most of his poetical works were imitations or free translations of the Greek especially Aeschylus.
The son of a freedman Accius was born at Pisaurum in Umbria in 170 BC. The year of his death is unknown but he must have lived to a great age since Cicero (born 106 BC hence 64 years younger) speaks of having conversed with him on literary matters.