This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and first published on 08/10/2002.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Albinus was a student of Gaius, a representative of Middle Platonism1, and an active teacher: Galen2 was one of his students when he moved from Pergamum to Smyrna in 151-152 CE to pursue his medical studies (Gal. Libr. 2: 19, 16 Kuhn). What we know of Albinus…