Frazill( famous Roman astrologer, philosopher)
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-Law Antiochus III Kommagenskogo. Originally from Alexandria or Rhodes. Father astrologer Balbilla.
For many years Frazill was an astrologer of the Emperor Tiberius (14 - 37 AD), who met him on the island of Rhodes and then for many years, according to Suetonius, "left it behind because of his experience in art". Legend, . despite, . he was the Emperor's tyrannical, . executed many astrologers, . Frazill repeatedly happily escaped death, . particularly, . because, . predicted that the emperor's death two days after his own,
. In addition, Frazill tried to temper the cruelty of Tiberius, and he saved many people from execution: He sought a postponement of the emperor, threatening that otherwise he will not live a long life.
Frazill mentioned in the "Annals of Tacitus (VI, 21), in" Life of the twelve Caesars, Suetonius, as well as some others (Dio Cassius, Himalia, Juliana and Sidon). Frazill wrote an important treatise titled "Pinaks" (Greek. pinax - "map, astrological table"), the basics of astrology and based largely on the writings of Hermes Trismegistus and Nehepsona and Petosirida.