1. A contemporary of Strabo, probably about the middle or end of the first century B. C.
He was at the head of a celebrated Herophilean school of medicine established at Men-Carus in Phrygia, between Laodicea and Carura, and was succeeded in this post by Alexander Philalethes. (Strabo, 12.8. p. 77, ed. Tauchn.)