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.
His most important work, the New Phrynichus (1882), dealing with the Atticisms of the grammarian, was supplemented by his Babrius (1883), a specimen of the later Greek, which was the chief subject of C. A.
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.
Priscian the grammarian speaks of him as having attained the summit of honesty and of all sciences.