a friend and contemporary of A. Gellius, who speaks of him as a public teacher of oratory, and praises him for his eloquence as well as for his knowledge of early literature.
He appears to have also devoted himself to grammatical studies, the fruits of which he collected in his Commentdarii,
which, however, are lost. (Gel. 4.1. 9.15
, 15.1, 18.5, 19.9, 20.9.)