Priscian

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Pris·cian

 (prĭsh′ən, -ē-ən) Originally Priscianus Caesariensis. fl. ad 500.
Latin grammarian at Constantinople whose text Institutiones Grammaticae was used throughout medieval Europe.
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Priscian

(ˈprɪʃɪən)
n
(Biography) Latin name Priscianus Caesariensis. 6th century ad, Latin grammarian
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Pris•ci•an

(ˈprɪʃ i ən, ˈprɪʃ ən)

n.
fl. A.D. c500, Latin grammarian.
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Il latino, appreso sulla base delle opere di Donato (Aelius Donatus, IV sec: Ars maior, Ars minor) e Prisciano (Priscianus Caesariensis, fine del V sec: Institutiones grammaticae), era una lingua regolata con una funzione chiara in una societAaAaAeA diglossica.