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Lucian of Samosata

(ca. 115–ca. 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.

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