1. A physician of Smyrna, in Lydia. in the second century after Christ, celebrated for his anatomiical knowledge.
He was a pupil of Numisianus (Galen, Comment. in Hippocr. "De Nat. Hom." 2.6. vol. xv. p. 136), and one of Galen's earliest tutors, who went to Smyrna, and resided in his house for some time, on purpose to attend his lectures and those of the Platonic philosopher Albinus, about A. D. 150. (De Anat. Admin. 1.1, vol. ii. p. 217, De Atra Bile, 100.3, vol. v.p. 112, De Locis Affect. 3.11, vol. viii. p. 194, De Libris Propriis, 100.2, and De Ord. Libror. suor, vol. xix. pp. 16, 17, 57.)
He wrote a work entitled *(Ippokra/teiai *Ei)sagwgai/, Introductiones Hippocraticae, consisting of at least three books (Galen, De Muscul. Dissect. init. vol. xviii. pt. ii. p. 926), in the second of which he maintained that the brain was the origin not only of the nerves, but also of the veins and arteries, though in another of his works he considered the veins to arise fro