Stilo, Lucius Aelius
A celebrated Roman grammarian, one of the teachers of Varro and Cicero. He was one of the
aristocratic party, and accompanied Q. Metellus Numidius into exile in B.C. 100. He was the
author of commentaries on the Axamenta
or songs of the Salian priests (see Salii
), on the Twelve Tables, and of a work called
To him has also by some been ascribed the pseudo-Ciceronian
treatise Ad Herennium.
From his eminence as a grammarian he was styled philologus.