3. A pupil of Erasistratus (D. L. 7.186
), who must have lived therefore in the third century B. C. Some persons think he was the author of the work De Brassica,
"On the Cabbage," mentioned by Pliny (Plin. Nat. 20.33
) and Plinius Valerianus (De Med.
4.29), but this is quite uncertain.