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[6] omne aevum: i.e. the work was a history of the world from the earliest period to his own time, probably the (lost) Chronica mentioned by Ausonius in Ep. 16.1Nepotis Chronica, quasi alios apologos (nam et ipsa instar sunt fabularum) ad nobilitatem tuam misi.” The Chronica was doubtless a chronological work like the Annalium Libri III of Varro, mentioned by Jerome, and the Annalis of Atticus (cf. Nep. Att. 18.1).

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