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(or Quintillianus, rarely Quinctil[l]ianus). Roman cognomen, derived from the praenomen Quintus, widespread in the Imperial Period.

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[1] Professor of and author on rhetoric, late 1st cent.

Latin teacher of oratory of the last third of the 1st cent. AD; first professor of rhetoric to receive a public salary at Rome.

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I. Biography

M. Fabius Q. was from Calagurris [2] (modern Calahorra) in northern Sp…

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Dingel, Joachim (Hamburg), “Quintilianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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