Pupillus, Orbilius

(114 – 14 BCE) One of the primordial Latin grammarians, he ran a school at Rome where he taught Horace, who accused him of being a "flogger" (plagosus). He evidently lived 100 years, and those 100 years were perhaps the most violent and exciting period of Roman history (e.g. the fall of the Republic, Caesar's life, Spartacus, and the rise of Augustus).

1. Click here to read Suetonius' brief biography of Pupillus.

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