APOLLINARIS, SULPICIUS, a learned grammarian of
Carthage, who flourished in the 2nd centuryA.D. He taught
Pertinax—himself a teacher of grammar before he was emperor,—and
Aulus Gellius, who speaks of him in the highest terms
(iv. 17). He is the reputed author of the metrical arguments to
the Aeneid and to the plays of Terence and (probably) Plautus
(J.W. Beck, De Sulpicio Apollinari, 1884).
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