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Velius Longuslocked

, early 2nd cent. ce

Velius Longuslocked

, early 2nd cent. ce
  • R. A. Kaster


Velius Longus wrote a treatise on the language of republican authors, a commentary on the Aeneid, and an extant handbook on orthography (H. Keil, Gramm. Lat. 7. 48–81, cf. 154 f.). He cites *Varro and *Verrius Flaccus and is cited by (e.g.) *Gellius, *Iulius Romanus, and the scholiasts (see scholia) of *Virgil.


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