). Of Phaselis, in Lycia, a Greek rhetorician
and tragic poet. He carried off the prize eight times, and in B.C. 351 his tragedy of
was victorious in the tragic contest instituted by Queen Artemisia in
honour of her deceased husband Mausolus. In the rhetorical contest, held at the same time, he
was defeated by Theopompus. Only unimportant fragments of his fifty tragedies are extant.