Lucius Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor, c. 105 BC - 35 BC. Erudite Greek scholar who was sold into slavery in Rome, later freed and made a Roman citizen. His writings, said to have been extensive, survive only through quotes in the writings of others. His precise philosophical affiliation, if any, is unclear; he may have been largely a historian of philosophy.
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Article from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Discusses the extant philosophical fragments of this author, and what they may imply about his own teachings.
Fragments of Chaldean History, Berossus
Polyhistor's account of Berossus' history of Babylonia. From I.P. Cory's 1832 translation.
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