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date: 27 November 2022

Vitorius Marcellus, Marcuslocked

Vitorius Marcellus, Marcuslocked

  • M. Winterbottom

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Marcus Vitorius Marcellus, *suffect consul 105 ce, from Teate Marrucinorum (mod. Chieti), dedicatee both of *Quintilian'sInstitutio (intended as a manual for his son Geta and a son of Quintilian's own) and of *Statius' Silvae book 4 (see esp. the fourth poem, which reveals that he was a practising orator and alludes to his post as curator viae Latinae, official in charge of the *via Latina; see cura(tio), curator).

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  • Latin Literature

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