1. The author of a work on the history of ALEXANDER the Great, of which Athenaeus (vii. p.276) quotes the sixth book. As Athenaeus mentions no characteristic to distinguish him from other persons of the same name, we cannot say who he was, or whether he is the author of any of the other works which are known only as the productions of Dorotheus: viz. a Sicilian history (Σικελικά
), from the first book of which a fragment is preserved in Stobaeus (Flor.
49.49) and Apostolius (Proverb.
20.13); a history of Italy (Ἰταλικά
), from the fourth book of which a statement is quoted by Plutarch (Parall. Min.
20; comp. Clem. Alex. Protrept.
p. 12); Πανδέκτης
, of which Clemens of Alexandria (Strom.
i. p. 144) quotes the first book; and lastly, Μεταμορφώσεις
, which is referred to by Plutarch. (Parall. Min.