7. Of Gaza, an eminent grammarian, in the time of the emperor Anasiasius, whose financial admimstration he is said to have attacked in a tragedy entitled Χρυσάργυρος
, of which no fragments are extant.
He flourished therefore at the end of the fifth century of our era.
He also wrote a poem in epic verse, and in four books, on the quadrupeds of India, Arabia, Egypt, and Libya, and on foreign and extraordinary birds and serpents. (Suid. s.v. Tzetz.