Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Dio of Prusa

Dio of Prusa

Ptolemaic Dynasty

Dio of Prusa was a Bithynian orator who, in a public speech, made in Alexandria, probably in the reign of Vespasian, went so far as to describe Egypt as a sort of 'appendage' of the city, which was probably making some concession to his audience's viewpoint.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011