Antonius Diogenes°

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ANTONIUS DIOGENES ° (c. 100 c.e.), author of a fictional romance on Thule, quoted in Porphyry's "Life of Pythagoras." He quotes the tradition to the effect that the philosopher was influenced by the peoples of the East. According to Antonius, Pythagoras visited the Egyptians, Arabs, Chaldeans, and Hebrews, and learned from them the accurate interpretation of dreams.