V. was the leading grammarian of the generation after Varro , born in Praeneste after 60 BC. Suetonius' biography (Gram. 17) reveals competition with Varro: the freedman (libertinus) V. stands in opposition to the Roman equestrian (eques Romanus), the grammarian to the philosopher and poet (philosophu…
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