This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 28/01/2004.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
Place of Origin:
A tentative dating of this Diodorus to the 1st c. CE relies on the fact that he is cited repeatedly (Sch. Dion. Thr. p. 183, 25-30 [Hilgard]; Ath. 11, 501d-e. 14, 642e) with Apion of Oasis1, who was probably a contemporary and collaborator of his.…