A literary name figuring in the story of Ben Hur and the novels of Anthony Trollope that has the feel of Roman antiquity that is beginning to appeal to many parents. Quintus was one of only about twenty male first names in ancient Rome.
Quintus Slide is a journalist character in Anthony Trollope's Palliser novels.
Quintus is a character in Riordan's Battle of the Labryinth.
Quintus, son to Titus Andronicus in the Shakespeare tragedy
Quintus Arrius, a character in LewWallace's Ben-Hur