). An Ephesian who set fire to the Temple of
Artemis at Ephesus on the same night that Alexander the Great was born, B.C. 356, in order to
immortalize himself. The Ephesians passed a decree condemning his name to oblivion, but as
might naturally be expected, this only increased his notoriety, and made him more absolutely
certain of the attainment of his object (Plut. Alex.
; Val. Max. viii. 14, 5; Gell. ii. 6