), a native of Apamea according to Suidas (s. v. Ἀμέλιος
), but a Tuscan according to Porphyry (vit. Plotin.
), belonged to the new Platonic school, and was the pupil of Plotinus and master of Porphyry.
He quoted the opinion of St. John about the Λόγος
without mentioning the name of the Apostle : this extract has been preserved by Eusebius. (Praep. Evang.
11.19.) See Suid. Porphyr. ll. cc. ;
Syrian. xii. Metaphys.
p. 47a. 61, b. 69, a. 88, a.; Bentley, Remarks on Free-Thinking,
p. 182, &c., Lond. 1743; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
iii. p. 160.