), an historian of uncertain date, who wrote a history of Persia.
He was a native of Antioch in Mesopotamia, and, as this town was called Asibe or Nasibe by its inhabitants, Pharnuchus received the name of Asibenus or Nasibenus. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Άντιόχεια
; Voss. de Hist. Graec.
p. 483, ed. Westermann ; comp. Fabr. Bibl. Graec.
vol. iii. p. 540.)