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1. A person ridiculed by Horace (Sat. 1.1. 120), was, according to the statement of the scholiasts on that passage, a bad poet and philosopher, who was surnamed Aretalogus, and wrote verses upon the Stoics. This is all that is known about him, and it is not improbable that the name may be a fictitious one, under which Horace intended to ridicule some philosophical poetaster.

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