... that of /Esculapius, while he reserved for himself the title and name of Jupiter, whose power was extended over these inferior deities. ... He formed an early intimacy with Asctepiades, who was a fellow-labourer with him in his humble occupation. Having minds more adapted to study than manual labour, they resolved to devote themselves to the pursuit of philosophy. ... LaerL 2, 125, Slc. A native of Lampsacus, in whom the spirit of (be Cjnic sect degenerated into downright madness.
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