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Festus, Sextus Pompeius
A Latin grammarian of probably the 3rd century; noted for an epitome of a great work by Verrius Flaccus on the meaning and derivation of Latin words, which, although only a portion of it exists, is regarded as an invaluable document, and is preserved at Naples.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Festus, Sextus Pompeius'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/festus-sextus-pompeius.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.