Alexander ‘Polyhistor’

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(RE 88)

Greek polymath and ethnographer. Born c.105 bc at Miletus, he was captured in the Mithradatic Wars (see Mithradates VI) and came to Rome as a slave of an ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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