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Donatus

(Aelius Donatus) (ē`lēəs dōnät`əs), fl. 4th cent. A.D., Roman grammarian; teacher of St. JeromeJerome, Saint
, c.347–420?, Christian scholar, Father of the Church, Doctor of the Church. He was born in Stridon on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia of Christian parents (although he was not baptized until 366); his Roman name was Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus.
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. His only well-known work, the Ars grammatica [elements of grammar], was throughout the Middle Ages the standard elementary Latin grammar.

Donatus

1. Auelius . 4th century ad, Latin grammarian, who taught Saint Jerome; his textbook Ars Grammatica was used throughout the Middle Ages
2. 4th century ad, bishop of Carthage; leader of the Donatists, a heretical Christian sect originating in N Africa in 311 ad
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(24) His presentation is largely derived from the largely similar expositions of the Late Antique grammarians, Diomedes, Donatus, Mallius Theodorus, Marius Victorinus, Pompeius, Sergius, Servius, and Maximus Victorinus, (25) and his order of presentation follows that of his predecessors.
The panel, including Saint Donatus, has an accurate prototype in the one painted by the artist in 1538 for the Monastery of Camaldoli of the same subject, which repeats not only the iconography of the Saint with noticeable approximation--see the particulars of the book, mantle, and the same face--but also the foreshortening of the figure retaken by three-quarters.
Aelius Donatus, according to Servius, interpreted the death as being that of Euryalus and Nisus.
Sounds great The Church of St Donatus is the symbol of Zadar, thought to date back to the 9th century.
He works through the first manuscript as a liturgical text, dating the sequence for Donatus of Arezzo, expands upon liturgies for saints, and in his analysis of the Antiphona ante evangelium Jensen compares the text to those found in other north Italian manuscript sources.
The treatment of Greek is derivative (from Proctor, Barker, and Lowry), repetitious, and above all out of all proportion to the minuscule part that Greek played in the overall economy of classical publishing-no more than twenty-six editions of ancient authors; though here Jones permits himself to expatiate on the contemporary aids to learning the language where in the Latin section the ancient grammarians Donatus, Priscian, and Diomedes, copiously printed, are passed over in silence.
An example of deformatio in the Interpretationes Vergilianae by Tiberius Claudius Donatus: the Priamus vs.
His survey of classical traditions of laughter and comedy is made specific and lively by abundant quotation from Aristotle, Lactantius, Cicero, Donatus and more; references to Rabelais and Freud suggest the vitality and continuity of the traditions.
7 "De non manifestandis sororum confessionibus" (PL 88.1059a-1060c), and Donatus of Besancon, Regula ad virgines, chap.
Furthermore, the characters of the 'grex', even in discussing such metatheatrical matters, furnish Every Man Out with a commentary in the style of Donatus. Even their names, it is argued here, are significant in this respect.