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ALYPIUS OF ANTIOCH

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 776 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALYPIUS OF ANTIOCH, a geographer of the 4th century, who was sent by the emperor Julian into Britain as first prefect, and was afterwards commissioned to rebuild the temple of Jerusalem. Among the letters of Julian are two (29 and 30) addressed to Alypius; one inviting him to Rome, the other thanking him for a geographical treatise, which no longer exists. See also Ammianus Marcellinus xxiii. 1, ยง 2.
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