7. A sophist and Peripatetic philosopher, of the beginning of the third century of our era, whom Longinus mentions that he had seen in his youth. We also learn from Longinus that Ptolemy left no writings except poems and declamations.
Praef. ad Lib. περὶ τέλους
Plothyr. p. 127; comp. Harless, ad Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. iii. p. 504, n. rr.