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us: Orbilius Pupillus, L. (Lucius), approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.


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    • Lucius
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    • us: L. Orbilius Pupillus (Lucius Orbilius Pupillus), approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
    • us: Orbilius Pupillus, L. (Lucius), ca. 114-ca. 14 B.C.
    • us: Orbilius Pupillus, Lucius, approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
    • us: Pupillus, L. Orbilius (Lucius Orbilius), approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
  • Variants

    • us: L. Orbilius Pupillus (Lucius Orbilius Pupillus), approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
    • us: Orbilius Pupillus, L. (Lucius), ca. 114-ca. 14 B.C.
    • us: Orbilius Pupillus, Lucius, approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
    • us: Pupillus, L. Orbilius (Lucius Orbilius), approximately 114 B.C.-approximately 14 B.C.
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        (edtf) -0113~
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        (edtf) -0013~
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      Orbilius Pupillus, L. (Lucius), ca. 114-ca. 14 B.C.Orbilius Pupillus, L.(Lucius),ca. 114-ca. 14 B.C.
  • Sources

    • found: His Grammatica [CF] 1991: PHI CD ROM #5.3, Latin Canon, bibliographic screen (L. Orbilius Pupillus)
    • found: Pauly-Wissowa: 35. Halbbd., col. 876-877 (L. Orbilius Pupillus; b. 114 in Beneventum; d. ca. 14 B.C.; grammarian; migrated to Rome, 63 B.C., where he was a teacher of the sons of wealthy families)
    • found: Oxford class. dict., 1st ed.: p. 624 (Orbilius Pupillus, Lucius; of Beneventum; teacher and grammarian; migrated to Rome aged 50 (63 B.C.); his pupils included Horace, who called him plogosus ("whacker") from thrashings administered during lessons on Andronicus' translation of Homer's Odyssey)
    • found: Dict. of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, 1967: v. 2, p. 41 (Orbilius Pupillus; Roman grammarian and schoolmaster; he lived to be maybe one hundred years old, and as he was 50 in B.C. 63, he must have born in B.C. 113, and have died shortly before B.C. 13)
    • notfound: NUC pre-56.
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