Aelius Donatus


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Roman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century)

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Materials included the most commonly used text, Aelius Donatus' Latin primer, dating from the fourth century (grammar was "to aid in comprehension and thus correct pronunciation of texts that were memorized and sung as part of the divine service"), along with later methods for teaching music, chief among them the system for learning lo sing as devised by Guido d' Arezzo (p.
The Donato might have been one of a variety of texts, including the Ars minor of Aelius Donatus, the fourth-century Roman grammarian and teacher of St.
Aelius Donatus is to be distinguished from Tiberius Claudius Donatus, probably late 4th century AD, author of the Interpretationes Vergilianae, a commentary on the Aeneid.