Gellius, Aulus
(658 words)

b. probably between AD 125 and 130 in Rome;

d. after AD 170;

Roman ‘Buntschriftsteller’


A single work is preserved under the name of Aulus Gellius, the Noctes Atticae. It contains numerous fragments of the works of lost authors, and Gellius was long appreciated primarily as the supplier of …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Gellius, Aulus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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