21. Of NAUCRATIS, a pupil of Adrianus and Chrestus, taught rhetoric at Athens.
He was an opponent of Heracleides, and with the assistance of his associates he succeeded in expelling him from his chair.
He cultivated chiefly political oratory, and used to spend a great deal of time upon preparing his speeches in retirement. His moral conduct is censured, as he had a son Rufinus by a concubine.
He died at Athens in the seventieth year of his age. (Philostr. Vit. Saph.
2.19, 26.2; Eudoc. p. 66.)