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.
He also wrote on the population of Alexandria; and a work Περὶ χαρακτήρων
Vossius, de Hist. Graec.
p. 495, ed. Westermann ; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. iii. pp. 51, 504.