Hence, according to Minucius Felix, the title given them of lucifugaces.
In the Octavius of Minucius Felix, written about the end of the second century, the word is already used in this sense.
Anyway Minucius Felix may be said to stand alone in denouncing the symbol of the cross as non-Christian.
The same preposterous calumny, with many others, is alluded to by Minucius Felix.
Yet I seldom rise from the perusal of his works without repeating or recollecting the excellent observation of Minucius Felix.
The following description of this sport is given by Minucius Felix, ed.