Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Arius Didymus

Arius Didymus

Roman Emperors

Arius Didymus was a philosopher and a close friend of Octavian at Rome who he returned with to Alexandria, and it was partly because of his influence that Alexandria was spared from destruction. He was a pupil of Antiochus of Askalon.

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Last Updated: June 21st, 2011

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