b. ca. AD 170 in Athens into a family with estates in Lemnos (hence his epithet ‘the Lemnian’);
d. probably between 244 and 249;
important Greek rhetor, representative of the Second Sophistic.
Name and identity are not certain, but sufficiently probable. Various works are extant…
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“Philostratus, Lucius Flavius”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger.
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