), called ὁ πλάνος
, the Deceiver or Imposter, appears to have been the author of various enigmas or riddles, one of which is mentioned by Athenaeus and Suidas.
He also wrote a parody of the Problems of Aristotle; for such seems to have been the nature of the work mentioned by Athenaeus. (Athen. 1.19
d, with Schweighäuser's note; Suidas, s. v.
) He must have been a different person from Matreas or Matron of Pitana. [MATRON.]