PROSPER OF AQUITAINE, or Prosper Tiro (c. 390 - c. 465), Christian writer and disciple of St Augustine, was a native of Aquitaine, and seems to have been educated at Marseilles.
On the 13th of February 1880, the minister of war, Dr Carlos Pellegrini, summoned the principal officers connected with the Tiro Nacional, General Bartolome Mitre, his brother Emilio, Colonel Julio Campos, Colonel Hilario Lagos and others, and warned them that as officers of the national army they owed obedience to the national government, and would be severely punished if concerned in any revolutionary outbreak against the constituted authorities.
The reply to this threat was the immediate resignation of their commissions by all the officers connected with the Tiro Nacional.
These cornmentarii were published by his freedman Tiro and are quoted by Asconius (ad Orat.
It is obvious that Tiro thought the passage compromising and struck it out.