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[124] Cornelius Celsus,1 a follower of the Sextii,2 wrote a number of philosophical works, which have considerable grace and polish. Among the Stoics Plautus3 is useful as giving a knowledge of the subject.

1 An encyclopedic writer under Augustus and Tiberius. His medical treatises have survived. He wrote on oratory also, and is not infrequently quoted by Quintilian.

2 The Sextii, father and son, were Pythagorean philosophers of the Augustan age, with something of a Stoic tendency as well.

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