Macrobius, Ambrosius Theodosius
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the early 5th cent. AD;

Roman grammarian and philosopher.


His main work, Saturnalia, is extant in fragments. Completely extant are his Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis, and, in excerpts, his grammatical treatise De differentiis et societatibus Graeci Latinique verbi (De diff. et sot.).


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Horstmann, Henning, “Macrobius, Ambrosius Theodosius”, 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 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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