Ausonius, for instance, apostrophizes the rhetorician Attius Patera as sprung from a race of Druids.
Teuffel, Caecilius Statius, Pacuvius, Attius, Afranius (1858); and Mommsen, History of Rome, bk.
Attius Varus, with the tragedian (Appian, B.C. v.
His original name was Attus or Attius Clausus.
His father was by some said to have been descended from Attius Tullius, the Volscian host of Coriolanus, while spiteful persons declared him to have been a fuller; in any case he was a Roman knight with property at Arpinum and a house in Rome.