Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: Prev | 1 of 110 |

Caesellius Vindex
(143 words)

[German version]

Probably somewhat older than  Terentius Scaurus and  Sulpicius Apollinaris; with his alphabetical lexicalization of linguistic-antiquarian material under linguistic aspects, he produced a work, which in his archaizing tendency was characteristic of the Hadrianic era (Stromateis sive Commentaria lectionum antiquarum, probably 20 bks.). The material was taken from republican authors up to Virgil and was likely substantially based on  Probus. As famous as it was disputed, it also exposed -- according to Gell. NA 2,16,5ff.; 6,2,1ff; 11,15,2f…

Cite this page
Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance), “Caesellius Vindex”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e224120>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲