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date: 02 December 2022

Asclepiades(4)locked

, of Myrleia in Bithynia, Greek author, 1st cent. bce

Asclepiades(4)locked

, of Myrleia in Bithynia, Greek author, 1st cent. bce
  • Peter Barr Reid Forbes
  •  and Kenneth S. Sacks

Extract

Asclepiades (4), of Myrleia in *Bithynia (1st cent. bce), worked in Spain, and wrote on the history of Bithynia, and of scholarship; on *Homer and *Theocritus; and, as Atticist analogist, Περὶ ὀρθογραφίας, ‘On Orthography’. It is either he or the homonymous doctor (no. 3 above) whom *Sextus Empiricus quotes in the Adv.

Subjects

  • Greek History and Historiography
  • Greek Literature

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