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Noctes Atticae

<I>(Attic Nights)</I>

Aulus Gellius is Latin author who was born in the second century AD. He studied grammar and rhetoric at Rome and philosophy at Athens, after which he returned to Rome where he wrote his only work, the Attic Nights (in Latin: Noctes Atticae). The work is valuable because of its many excerpts from other authors (275) whose works are lost, and because of its interesting notes covering philosophy, his…