• Born year: 0175
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  • Death year: 0235
Claudius Aelianus

Aelianus Tacticus, Greek military writer of the 2nd century, resident at Rome, is sometimes confused with Claudius Aelianus.Claudius Aelianus (Greek: Κλαύδιος Αἰλιανός; c. 175 – c. 235), often seen as just Aelian (/ˈiːliən/), born at Praeneste, was a Roman author and teacher of rhetoric who flourished under Septimius Severus and probably outlived Elagabalus, who died in 222.