This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Martina Savio and published on 7/11/2019.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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This author is known to us from two fragments of the Chronographia of John Malalas1 (5, 18 [87, 80-94 Thurn]; 5, 19 [89, 56-90, 72 Thurn]), who is almost certainly the source of John Tzetzes2, who mentions Phidal…