1. Of Cumae.
A History of Persia (Περσικά）
He was the author of a history of Persia (Περσικά
), a portion of which bore the special title of παρασκευαστικά
, and, to judge from the quotations from it, contained an account of the mode of life of the kings of Persia. (Athen. 4.145
, xii. p. 117 ; comp. ii. p. 48.)
According to Diogenes Laertius (5.94), the Persica consisted of five books.