). A Greek writer, of Tralles in Caria, freedman of
the emperor Hadrian. He wrote in the first half of the second century A.D. a work entitled
Events”). It is a tasteless composition, but instructive as to the superstitions of
antiquity. Also a dry catalogue of persons who attained a great age (Περὶ Μακροβίων
). Of his great chronological work, a catalogue of victors at
the Olympian games in 229 Olympiads (B.C. 776 to A.D. 137) in 17 books, only fragments remain.
There is an edition of Phlegon by Westermann in his Paradoxographi
, and Keller (1877)