A rhetorician and an historian, who was a native of Alexandria, from which place he was
carried as a prisoner to Rome, where he opened a school of rhetoric, and taught with great
success. ( Suid. s. h. v.)
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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