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(Δαμιανός; Damianós).

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T. Flavius Damianus. Sophist from Ephesus

Sophist from Ephesus, where he financed public and private buildings, among them a dining-hall and stoaí the length of one stadion (Philostr. VS 2,23). In three discussions before his death at the age of 70 (c. AD 210?) he gave his student Philostratus the material for the biography of his teachers Aelius Aristides and Hadrianus of Tyre. As γραμματεύς (grammateús) he housed Roman troops returning from the Parthian Wars in 166/…

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Bowie, Ewen (Oxford), “Damianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 13 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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