the author of four epigrams in the Greek Anthology (Brunck. Anal.
vol. iii. p. 123; Jacobs, vol. iv. p. 93), to which may be added, on the authority of the Vatican MS., a fifth, which stands in the Anthology among those of Paul the Silentiary (No. 88).
In all probability, Eratosthenes lived under the emperor Justinian. (Jacobs, Anth. Graec.
vol. xiii. p. 890; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. iv. p. 474.)