- Rufus, L[ucius] Caelius
- In “The Very Old Folk,” a provincial quaestor in the Roman province of Hispania Citerior (Spain), who accompanies a cohort of the Roman army to investigate reports of peculiar events in the hills above Tarraco. In the dream inspiring this story, HPL himself was Rufus.
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