previous next


*Ba/silis), a Greek writer of uncertain date, the author of a work on India (Ἰνδικά), of which the second book is quoted by Athenaeus. (ix. p. 390b.) He also seems to have written on Aethiopia, as he gave an account of the size of the country. (Plin. Nat. 6.29. s. 35.) He is mentioned by Agatharchides among the writers on the east. (Ap. Phot. p. 454b. 34, ed. Bekker, who calls him Basileus.

hide References (1 total)
  • Cross-references from this page (1):
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.29
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: