or JOLAUS, a Greek writer of unknown date, and probably a freedman of some Roman, was the author of a work on Phoenicia (Φοινικικά
) in three books at least. (Steph. Byz. s. vv. Ἂκη
; Etym. s. v. Γάδειπα
This appears to be the same Joläus, who wrote a work on the Peloponnesus (Πελοποννησιακά
, Schol. ad Nicand. Ther.
521) ; he spoke in one of his works of the city Lampe in Crete. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Λάμπη