Lucian (of Samosata), Greek Satirist

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  • Name: Lucian (of Samosata)
  • Birth: 125, Samosata, Turkey
  • Death: (after) 180, Athens, Greece
  • Language: Greek
  • Who he was: Assyrian-born Greek rhetorician and satirist who wrote comic dialogues, rhetorical essays and prose fiction, including A True Story
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GGB (+PGR 2); Bloom

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