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2. A rhetorician, who lived in the reign of Hadrian, to whom he addressed a consolatory discourse (παραμυθητικόν) on the death of Antinous. He also wrote Περὶ τῶν τῆς λέξεως σχημάτων, Χρειῶν συναγωγή, and arguments (ὑποθέσεις to the works of Thucydides and Demosthenes. (Suid. s. v. and Eudoxia.) He was the father of the rhetorician Alexander, who is hence frequently called Alexander Numenius. [See Vol. I. p. 123a.]

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