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VELIUS LONGUS (2nd cent. A.D.)

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 979 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VELIUS LONGUS (2nd cent. A.D.), Latin grammarian during the reign of Trajan (or Hadrian), author of an extant treatise on Orthography (H. Keil, Grammatici Latin i, vii.). He is mentioned by Macrobius (Saturnalia, iii. 6, 6) and Servius (on Aen. x. 245) as a commentator on Virgil. See M. Schanz, Geschichte der rbmischen Litteratur, iv. 1 (1904); Teuffel, Hist. of Roman Literature (Eng. trans., 1900), 343, 2.
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