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Curtius Quintus Rufus

Curtius, Quintus Rufus, a Roman writer of uncertain date, who has been described as belonging to one or other period ranging from the Augustan age to the Middle Ages. He wrote a biography of Alexander the Great in ten books, of which two are lost, and the remaining eight are incomplete. It is sometimes used as a school textbook, though perhaps rarely in England.