2. A rhetorician, a native of Phocaea.
He was the grandson of the sophist Attalus, and studied under Claudius Rufinus of Smyrna.
He died at the age of twenty-five, or twenty-eight, according to other accounts. Philostratus (Vit. Sophist.
2.25) pronounces him one of the most distinguished rhetoricians of his age. (Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. vi. p. 131.)