Timaeus (Greek historian)
Timaeus (tīmē´əs), c.356–c.260 BC, Greek historian of Tauromenium (now Taormina), Sicily. Son of the tyrant of the city, he was banished by Agathocles either in 317 or 312 BC and lived for 50 years in Athens, where he wrote a history of his native land. This history, now lost except for fragments which have survived as quotations in other works, covered the period from earliest times to the events of his own lifetime. The work, though severely criticized by Polybius, was important in that it standardized the various accounts of Sicilian history.
See study by T. S. Brown (1958).
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Timaeus (in the Bible)
Timaeus (tĬmē´əs), in the Bible, father of Bartimaeus.
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