or ALBU'TIUS, a physician at Rome, who lived probably about the beginning or middle of the first century after Christ, and who is mentioned by Pliny (Plin. Nat. 29.5
) as having gained by his practice the annual income of two hundred and fifty thousand sesterces (about 1953l.
This is considered by Pliny to be a very large sum, and may therefore give us some notion of the fortunes made by physicians at Rome about the beginning of the empire.