Marcus Fabius Quintilianus (ca. 35 - ca. 100) was a Roman rhetorician from Hispania, widely referred to in medieval schools of rhetoric and in Renaissance writing. In English translation, he is usually referred to as Quintilian. These "Declamationes" have been attributed to him; however, there is some dispute over the real writer of these texts. Some modern scholars believe that the declamations circulated in his name represent the lecture notes of a scholar either using Quintilian's system or actually trained by him. Latin text.