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Bithynia has produced men notable for their learning: Xenocrates the philosopher, Dionysius the dialectician, Hipparchus,1 Theodosius and his sons the mathematicians, and also Cleochares the rhetorician of Myrleia and Asclepiades2 the physician of Prusa.

1 See Dictionary in Vol. I.

2 The friend of Crassus; lived at the beginning of the first century B.C.

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