name of a Roman gens. Horatii, the three brothers, in the time of Tullus Hostilius, who fought against the Alban Curiatii, Liv. 1, 24 sq.
— Horatius Cocles, who, in the war with Porsenna, defended a bridge single-handed, Liv. 2, 10.
— Q. Horatius Flaccus, the famous Augustan poet, Juv. 7, 62.
—In fem.: Ho-rātia, ae, the sister of the Horatii, Liv. 1, 26 fin.
— Derivv. Horātius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Horatius, Horatian: gens, Liv. 1, 26: virtus, Verg. Cul. 359: lex, Liv. 3, 55; Gell. 6, 7, 2.
— Horātiānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the poet Horace, Horatian: ille Atabulus, Gell. 2, 22, 25.