), an armysurgeon attached to the sixth legion or cohort of contarii, who lived probably in the second century after Christ.
He wrote a work entitled Ἱστοριαὶ Παρθικαί
, Historia Parthica,
which may perhaps have been an account of Trajan's campaigns, A. D. 114-116, and in which, according to Lucian (Quom. Histor. sit Conscrib.
§ 16), he asserted that it was especially the province of a physician to write historical works, on account of his connexion, through Aesculapius, with Apollo, the author of all literature.