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1. A sophist and rhetorician a native of Agrigentum. He was a disciple of Gorgias (or, according to other authorities, of Licymnius, Schol. ad Plat. Phacdr. p. 812), and wrote a work on rhetoric, called by Suidas Τέχνη, as also a genealogy of the Greeks and barbarians who were engaged in the Trojan war, with an account of their several fites; a catalogue of the ships, and a work Περὶ Λέξεων. He is introduced by Plato as an interlocutor in the Gorgias. (Suidas, s.v. Philostr. Vit. Sophist. 1.13, with the note of Olearius ; Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. ii. p. 801.)

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