), an Academic philosopher of Ambracia, who is said to have thrown himself down from a high wall, after reading the Phaedon
of Plato; not that he had any sufferings to escape from, but that he might exchange this life for a better. (Callimach. Epigr.
60, ap. Brunck, Anal.
i. p. 474, Jacobs, i. p. 226 ; Agath. Schol. Ep.
60. 5.17, ap. Brunck, Anal.
iii. p. 59, Jacobs, iv. p. 29; Lucian, Philop.
1; Cic. pro Scaur.
1.34; Augustin. de Civ. Dei,
1.22; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
iii. p. 168.)
The disciple of Socrates, whom Plato mentions as being in Aegina when Socrates died, may possibly be the same person. (Phaedon,
2, p. 59c.)