4. A sophist and rhetorician, who flourished under M.Aurelius Antoninus, by whom he is spoken of as ἀγωνιστὴς τῶν πολιτικὼν λόγων καὶ ῥητορικῆς ὄφελος
He was at first a hearer of Lollianus and Herodes Atticus, and afterwards their rival.
He taught at Athens by the express appointment of M. Antoninus, from whom also he received 10,000 drachmae as his remuneration.. His life is related by Philostratus. (Vit. Soph.
2.2, pp. 566, foll.)