Flavius Philostratus (170 - 247) - Author Collection
Philostratus or Lucius Flavius Philostratus (Greek: Φλάβιος Φιλόστρατος), (ca. 170/172-247/250), called "the Athenian", was a Greek sophist of the Roman imperial period. His father was a minor sophist of the same name. He was born probably around 172, and is said by the Suda to have been living in the reign of emperor Philip the Arab (244-249). His death possibly occurred in Tyre ca. 250 AD.