1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Aphthonius, Aelius Festus

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13719081911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 2 — Aphthonius, Aelius Festus

APHTHONIUS, AELIUS FESTUS, Latin grammarian, possibly of African origin, lived in the 4th century A.D. He wrote a metrical handbook in four books, which has been incorporated by Marius Victorinus in his system of grammar.

Keil, Grammatici Latini, vi.; Schultz, Quibus Auctoribus Aelius Festus Aphthonius usus sit (1885).