Heracleides2. An historian who, according to Suidas, was a native of Oxyrhinchis in Egypt, while Diogenes Laertius (5.94) calls him a Callatian, or Alexandrian. He lived in the reign of Ptolemy Philopator.
ἱστορίαι, of which the thirty-seventh book is quoted (Athen. 3.98, xiii. p. 578).
διαδοχή, in six books (Diog. Laert. l.c.), which was probably of the same kind, if not identical with his ἐπιτομὴ τῶν Σωτίωνος διαδοχῶν. (D. L. 5.79.)
Abridgement of the Biographical Work of Satyrus
He further made an abridgement of the biographical work of Satyrus (D. L. 8.40, 9.25).
Λεμβυτυκὸς λόγος, from which he received the nickname of ὁ Λέμβος. (D. L. 5.94; Phot. Bibl. Cod. 213.)