Biography of Sesto Julio Africano (¿-252)

Griego-cristiano historian; born in Emmaus, Palestine, in the middle of the second century, and died at about 252. He/She was sent as Ambassador to Heligabalo to get him permission to rebuild Emmaus, later called Nicopolis. He/She wrote a Chronography, hugging since the creation of the world until the third year of the Emperor Elagabalus; and the Ceste, which is a kind of encyclopedia.