ARISTIDES, QUINTILIANUS, the author of an ancient treatise
on music, who lived probably in the third centuryA.D. According
to Meibomius, in whose collection (Antiq. Musicae Auc. Septem,
1652) this work is printed, it contains everything on music that is
to be found in antiquity. (See Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyc. ii. 894.)
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