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Afer, Gnaeus Domitius

The preceptor of Quintilian, and an orator of ability, who was born at Nemausus (Nimes), and died of drunkenness, A.D. 59. He is best remembered as having been an informer under Tiberius, betraying to death Claudia Pulchra and Q. Varus, her son. See Tac. Ann. iv. 52; xiv. 19; Quint.v. 7.

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