The tradition was continued in the 4th century by Nonius Marcellus and C. Marius Victorinus, both Africans; Aelius Donatus, the grammarian and commentator on Terence and Virgil, Flavius Sosipater Charisius and Diomedes, and Servius, the author of a valuable commentary on Virgil.
He was a grammarian who lived at the end of the 2nd century.
The last mention of Alfric Abbot, probably the grammarian, is in a will dating from about 1020.
He was appointed clerk in the second chancery of the commune under his old master, the grammarian, Marcello Virgilio Adriani.
Priscian the grammarian speaks of him as having attained the summit of honesty and of all sciences.