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Theophylactus Simocatta (c. 570–c. 640)

Theophylactus, surnamed Simocatta (thē-ō-fil-ak’tus). A Byzantine historian; born at Locri about 570 A.D.; died about 640. Three of his works are extant: ‘History of the Emperor Maurice’; ‘Problems of Physics’; ‘Letters, Moral, Rural, and Amorous,’—of these there are 85, in which are imitated the letters of Aristænetus.