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4. A distinguished Peripatetic philosopher and historian, who lived in the time of Ptolemy Philopator, if not later.



Satyrus wrote a collection of biographies, among which were lives of Philip and Demosthenes, and which is frequently cited by ancient writers.

Other works

He also wrote on the population of Alexandria; and a work Περὶ χαρακτήρων.

Furhter Information

Vossius, de Hist. Graec. p. 495, ed. Westermann ; Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. iii. pp. 51, 504.

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