Philostratus (Flavius Philostratus) fĭlŏs´trətəs flā´vēəs [key], fl. c.217, Greek Sophist. From a famous literary family in Lemnos, he settled in Athens in later life. His works include Life of Apollonius of Tyana (a philosopher) and Lives of the Sophists.

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