Cato typically refers to either Cato the Elder or Cato the Younger, both of the Porcii Catones family of Rome.

It may also refer to:

People Edit

Ancient Romans Edit

  • Porcii Catones, a plebeian family at Ancient Rome
  • Cato the Elder (Cato Maior) or "the Censor" (Marcus Porcius Cato 234–149 BC), Roman statesman
    • Marcus Porcius Cato Licinianus, son of Cato the Elder by his first wife Licinia, jurist
      • Marcus Porcius Cato, son of Cato Licinianus, consul 118 BC, died in Africa in the same year -->
      • Gaius Porcius Cato, son of Cato Licinianus, consul 114 BC
    • Marcus Porcius Cato Salonianus, son of Cato the Elder by his second wife Salonia, (born 154 BC, when his father had completed his eightieth year)
      • Marcus Porcius Cato, son of Cato Salonianus and father of Cato the Younger
      • Lucius Porcius Cato, son of Cato Salonianus, consul 89 BC, killed during the Social War (91–87 BC)
  • Dionysius Cato, 3rd or 4th century AD author of Distichs of Cato

Others Edit

Pseudonym Edit

  • Cato, the pseudonym used in the 1720s by the authors of Cato's Letters, i.e. John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon
  • Cato the anti-Federalist, pseudonym for an American author of the Anti-Federalist Papers in the late 1780s, probably the politician George Clinton
  • Cato, the pseudonym for the authors of the 1940s polemic Guilty Men

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Literature Edit

  • Distichs of Cato, or simply Cato, a Latin collection of proverbial wisdom and morality by Dionysius Cato from the 3rd or 4th century AD
  • Cato, a Tragedy, an 18th century drama by Joseph Addison

Ships Edit

Technology Edit

  • CATO, an acronym used in rocketry, for Catastrophe At Take Off
  • CATO, an acronym for Catapult Assisted take-off
  • Corazón Artificial Total Ortotópico (Spanish for Orthotopic Total Artificial Heart) invented by Juan Giambruno

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