2. A Greek historian who lived previous to the Christian aera.
Eupolemus wrote several works on the history of the Jews, of which the following are known by their titles :
(Clem. Alex. Strom.
i. pp. 146, 148.)
(Joseph. c. Apion.
Eupolemus not Jewish
It has been supposed that Eupolemus was a Jew, but from the manner in which Josephus (l.c.
) speaks of him, we must infer that he was not a Jew.
Comp. Euseb. Praep. Evang.
10.17, 30; Hieronym. de illustr. Script.
38; Chron. Alexandr. pp. 148, 214; C. G. A. Kuhlney, Eupolemi fragmenta prolegom. et commentar. instructa,
Berlin, 1840, 8vo.