Capito Ateius Guy (Ateius Capito, Gaius)( Roman writer and statesman of the reign August)
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Ateius Capito, Guy; Ateius Capito, Gaius, died at 22 g. n. e., a Roman writer and statesman since the Augustan. Consul with 5 g., as a supporter of the Empire enjoyed the favor of August in contrast to Mark Antistius Labeo. AK. was highly respected by his contemporaries, he was the founder of the school sabianov (on behalf of Sabina, probably a pupil AK), competing with the school prokulanov the base of which is attributed Labeo. Although after the death of AK about it very quickly forgotten, his works enjoyed a long reputation, mainly for lexicographers, such as Pompey Fest, Beppu Flaccus. Among the lost works of AK. should be called disparate notes on at least 9 of the book, comprising a section called On the implementation of the senatorial duties as well as the Criminal Procedure Act, the sacred right of 7 books. The remaining citations show the Rights augurs. From his writings preserved many fragments.