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*Trw/i+los), a sophist of some distinction, who taught at Constantinople, under Arcadius and Honorius, at the beginning of the fifth century of our era, was a native of Side in Pamphylia. Among his disciples were Eusebius Scholasticus, Ablabius. a Novatian bishop of Nicaea, and Silvanus, bishop of Philippopolis.


λόγοι πολιτικοί

Troilus wrote, according to Suidas, λόγοι πολιτικοί, and seven books of letters. (Socrat. H. E. 6.6, 7.1, 27; Suid. s.v. Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. vi. p. 140; Clinton, Fast. Rom. s. aa. 401, 408.)


There is an epigram in the Greek Anthology on the athlete Lyron, ascribed to a grammarian Troilus, whom Schneider and Jacobs identify with the Sophist; though Fabricius supposes the two persons to be different, without stating his reason.

Further Information

Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. i. p. 498; Brunck, Anal. vol. ii. p. 450; Jacobs, Anth. Graec. vol. iii. p. 155, vol. xiii. p. 962.


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