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proconsul in Bætica,
the province of Spain, B. C. 150. His work on Natural History is several
times referred to by Pliny. Pomponius Mela,See end of B. iii. Mamilius Sura.A writer on Agriculture, mentioned by Varro and Columella. Nothing more seems to be known of him.
FOREIGN AUTHORS QUOTED.—King Juba,See end of B. v. Polybius,See end of B. iv. Herodotus,See end of B. ii. Antipater,Of Tarsus, a Stoic philosopher, the disciple and successor of Diogenes,
and the teacher of Panætius, about B. C. 144. Of his personal history but
little is known. Mention is made of his History of Animals by the
Scholiast upon Apollonius Rhodius. Aristotle,See end of B. ii. DemetriusThere were several physicians of this name; one was a native of
Apamea in Bithynia, a follower of Herophilus, who flourished in the third
or second century B.C.; another lived about the same period, and is by
some supposed to have been the same as the last. No particulars seem to
he known of the individual here mentioned. the ph