|born on||29 September 440 Jul.Cal. at 15:48 (= 3:48 PM )|
|Place||Akhmim, Egypt, 26n34, 31e44|
|Timezone||LMT m31e44 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||07°44' 11°39 Asc. 28°09'|
Byzantine philosopher and pagan poet who rebelled against the Eastern Roman Emperor Zeno.
Damascius described him as a brilliant poet, Malchus as an acute politician, but ugly, arrogant, unscrupulous and treacherous; Rhetorius, an Egyptian astrologer, called him a charlatan and a libertine. He has been compared to Claudian, as both these poets enjoyed eight years of political power at the side of usurpers. He is considered the last pagan poet.
He died in November 484.
Sy Scholfield cites his Wikipedia entry which quotes his horoscope calculated by Rhetorius in the early sixth century. The horoscope is translated in "Greek Horoscopes" by O. Neugebauer and H. B. Van Hoesen (Diane, 1987), pp. 140-141.
- Traits : Body : Appearance unattractive (Ugly)
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
- Vocation : Writers : Poet (Pagan poet)