saith, Hominem delirum, qui verborum minutiis rerum frangit pondera.
was a Latin author and grammarian of the second century AD.
This came about when the Roman Aulus Gellius
, author of Attic Nights, "coined the term classicus" to label the exemplary authors of antiquity (CT 15).
Then Apollinaris wrote back to Clarus, as being a learned man, very briefly, that the proverb inter os et offam was old, signifying the same as that Greek proverbial verse [then the Greek line above], Gellius
Chrysippus' account of human action in Aulus Gellius
, Noctes atticae, 7.
In his letter to Gellius
Faber, Menno cited the Anabaptists as the true heirs of Nicaea, because the Nicene article--"I believe in one Holy, Christian Church, the communion of saints, etc.
The Roman law on debt, according to the first-century legal historian, Aulus Gellius
, ruled that a debtor unable to pay his bond would be imprisoned for a period of sixty days, after which rime he could be condemned to death and/or his body quartered and distributed among the creditors if they so wished.
My point of departure for this comparison is that Gellius
and Apuleius both express themselves through fictionalised 'personal recollections' revolving around the theme of the 'vicissitudes of the intellectual'.
Byzantine scholiast John Tzetzes (in Parsons, 1952) estimated that it contained over 532,800 rolls (including the 42,800 rolls in its nearby sister library, the Sarapeum), and by the mid-first century BCE it is said to have contained over 700,000 rolls (Aulus Gellius
133) Titus Livius (134) also uses the word "nation" in his famous Ab Urbe condita to refer to nationes Histrorum et Illyiorum, as does Aulus Gellius
a century later, in his Attic Nights, (135) along with many other classical authors.
of Oklahoma) has excerpted the collection of observations by ancient Roman nobleman Aulus Gellius
to serve as a grammar text for second-year Latin classrooms.
The balance of invention and tradition from the epistle to Arguijo ("ni es bien escribir por terminos tan inauditos") recurs in Lope's criticism of Gongora's excessive obscurity and ambiguity, which is best exemplified by his citation of Aulus Gellius
who condemns words that are nova, incognita and inaudita: