Æneas, Gazeus

, a Platonic philosopher in the fifth century, embraced Christianity, and wrote a dialogue entitled “Theophrastus,” from the principal speaker, in which he treats of the immortality of the soul and the resurrection of the body. He appears to have been extremely credulous in miracles. This was printed, with a Latin translation, and the notes of Gaspard Barthius, by Bower, Leipsic, 1655, 4to. John George Justiniani published another edition at Genoa, 164-5, “cum variorum epistolis Andreolo Justiniano scriptis.A translation, with other pieces, was published by Wolfius, Basle, 1558, 2 vols. 8vo, and 1561, fol. It is also printed in Gesner’s “Libri Græci Theologorum Græcorum,Zurich, 1559 1560,fol. Cave says, that the first Latin translation was published at Basle in 1516, by Ambrosius Camaldulensis. 2


Gen. Dict.—Cave vol. I.—Saxii Onomasticon.