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Aelius Festus Aphthonius

Latin grammarian, possibly of African origin, lived in the 4th century A.D. He wrote a metrical handbook in four books, which has been incorporated by Marius Victorinus in his system of grammar.

Keil, Grammatici Latini, vi.; Schultz, Quibus Auctoribus Aelius Festus Aphthonius usus sit (1885).

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Aelius Festus Aphthonius'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. 1910.

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