a freedman of Julius Ilyginus, who was himself a freedman of the emperor Augustus [HYGINUS], followed in the footsteps of his patron, and like him became distinguished as a Roman grammarian.
He wrote a work entitled Quaestiones Confusae,
in at least two books, containing, as it would seem, discussions on various grammatical and antiquarian subjects. (Suet. de Illustr. Gramm.
20; Geil. 3.9; Macrob. Saturn.
1.4, 10, 16.)