Lucius Orbilius Pupillus(Redirected from Orbilius Pupillus)
Lucius Orbilius Pupillus (114 BC – c. 14 BC) was a Latin grammarian of the 1st century BC, who taught at school, first at Benevento and then at Rome, where the poet Horace was one of his pupils. Horace (Epistles, ii) criticizes his old schoolmaster and describes him as plagosus (a flogger), and Orbilius has become proverbial as a disciplinarian pedagogue.
- Tranquillus Lives of the Eminent Grammarians, chapter 4
- Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 3 p. 40
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