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Philostratus (c. 170–c. 250)

Philostratus (fi-los’tra-tus). A Greek rhetorician and sophist; born in the island of Lemnos between 170 and 180 A.D.; died about 250. Of his writings five are extant: viz., ‘Life of Apollonius of Tyana,’ the famous religious impostor and thaumaturge; ‘Lives of the Sophists’; ‘Heroics’; ‘Images’; and ‘Epistles.’