), a rhetorician and sophist of Nicomedeia.
As we know that he was one of the teachers of Apsines of Gadara, he must have lived about A. D. 200.
He was the author of several rhetorical works, among which are specified one περὶ τῶν διὰ τῶν λέξεων σχημάτων
, a second περὶ ῥητορικῆς παρασκενῆς
, a third περὶ ἀσκήσεως
and a fourth πεπὶ μεταποιήσεως
. (Suidas, s. vv. Βασιλικὸς
; Eudoc. p. 93.)