of AEGAE (Ἀλέξανδρος Αἰγαῖος
), a peripatetic philosopher, who flourished at Rome in the first century, and a disciple of the celebrated mathematician Sosigenes, whose calculations were used by Julius Caesar for his correction of the year.
He was tutor to the emperor Nero. (Suidas, s. v. Ἀλέξανδρος Αἰγαῖος
; Suet. Tib. 57
Two treatises on the writings of Aristotle are attributed to him by some, but are assigned by others to Alexander Aphrodisiensis.
On the Meteorology of Aristotle
edited in Greek by F. Asulanus, Ven. 1527
, in Latin by Alex. Piecolomini, 1540, fol.
A commentary on the Metaphysics.
The Greek has never been published, but there is a Latin version by Sepulveda, Rom. 1527.