(ca. 115ca. 200). Pagan satirist. Apart from literary significance, important for cultural and religious information; treatment of philos. superficial: regarded Christians with contemptuous indifference and depicted them as kind but credulous. Works include De morte Peregrini; Alexander seu Pseudomantis.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission
Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.
Content Reproduced with Permission