1. A contemporary of Archimedes.
He is perhaps the same with Athenaeus of Cyzicus, mentioned by Proclus (in Euclid.
p. 19) as a distinguished mathematician.
The author of an extant work Περὶ Μηχανημάτων
(on warlike engines), addressed to Marcellus (probably the conqueror of Syracuse).
The above-mentioned work is printed in Thevenot's Mathematici Veteres, Paris, 1693.
Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
iv. p. 222, &c.)