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sectator

(sɛkˈteɪtə)
n
a member or follower of a sect
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sic enim nemo neque ignem esse calidum, neque glaciem esse frigidam, neque nivem ese albam neque atramentum aut carbonem esse nigrum affirmare poterit: exurget enim aliquis Anaxagorae illius ter stulti sectator qui contradicat et affirmet nivem esse nigram .
In Noctes Atticae, Gellius stages himself in the role of student, who is, not unlike Apuleius' Lucius, characterised by an adolescent enthusiasm for intellectual activities that for Gellius as an author may be open to criticism: he becomes the fascinated sectator of Platonists and Academics, and joins crowds that applaud and shout at the rhetorical performances of famous sophists (Gell.
In Noctes Atticae, Gellius' literary self-presentation is characterised by a process of assuming various roles and personae: depending on the context, Gellius casts himself in the role of the youthful sectator, the independent researcher, the imperial adviser, (40) and the mature author (most prominently in the Praefatio).
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