1. A freedman of Livius, is described in an inscription as INAUR., that is, inatlrator,
a gilder, one of those artists, or perhaps rather artificers, whose employment consisted in covering wooden statues and other objects with thin beaten leaves of the precious metals, and who were called by the Greeks λεπτυργοί
, and by the Romans Bractearii Aurificcs.
(R. Rochette, Lettre 133 M. Schorn,
p. 384, 2nd ed.)