), a Greek physician, who lived probably in the fifth century β. ξ.
, as he is mentioned by Galen as a contemporary of some of the most ancient medical men.
He was one of the persons to whom some ancient critics attributed the treatise Περὶ Διαίτης
, De Victus Ratione,
which forms part of the Hippocratic Collection. (Galen, De Aliment. Faculty.
1.1, vol. vi. p. 473.)