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date: 01 December 2022

Caecilius Epirota, Quintuslocked

Caecilius Epirota, Quintuslocked

  • R. A. Kaster

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Quintus Caecilius Epirota, a freedman of T. *Pomponius Atticus and friend of *Cornelius Gallus, taught grammar under *Augustus. After Gallus’ death (27 bce) he opened a select school for older pupils and was the first to lecture on *Virgil and other contemporary poets (Suet.

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  • Latin Literature

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