2. The eleventh in descent from Aesculapius, the son of Cleomyttades II., and the father of Sostratus III., who lived perhaps in the eighth and seventh centuries B. C. (Poeti Epist. ad Artax.
in Hippocr. Opera,
vol. iii. p. 770). John Tzetzes (loco cit.
) makes him to be the son, not of Cleomyttades II., but of King Crisamis II.; and consequently not the eleventh, but the tenth of the family of the Asclepiadae.