the secretary of Tib. Claudius Nero, and a friend of Horace, to whom the latter addressed one of his Epistles (1.8).
He is thought to be the same as the poet Celsus mentioned in another of Horace's Epistles (1.3), in which he is said to have compiled his poems from other persons' writings.
He must not be confounded with the poet Pedo Albinovanus, the friend of Ovid. [ALBINOVANUS.]