), a native of Epeirus, or perhaps Byzantium, whence he is also called Byzantius, was one of the instructors of the emperor Julian in philosophy and heathen theology.
He must not be confounded with Maximus of Ephesus, who was likewise one of the teachers of Julian. Of his life we know little.
Published Graec. et Lat. by H. Stephanus, Paris, 1554, 8vo. ad calcem Operum Minor. Critic. Dionysii Halicarn.
4. Other works
Some epistles and essays addressed to the emperor Julian.
This is also ascribed to Maximus Ephesius, in whose life the reader will find a further account of this work.
Suidas, s. v. Μάξιμος
; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. iii. p. 499.