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De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus

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Clarendon Press

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Suetonius (b.c. 70), was a man of letters writing under the emperors Trajan and Hadrian. This is a new and definitive critical edition of his most important surviving work, On the Study of Grammar and Rhetoric, on Roman education and culture. A unique and exceptionally rich source for our understanding of Roman cultural history, this book provides a complete Latin text, the first ever English translation, and the most extensive social and historical commentary yet produced.