Eulamius

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Eulamius (/jˈlmiəs/; Greek: Eὐλάμιος), born in Phrygia, was, along with Damascius, one of the Athenian philosophers who sought asylum at the court of Khosrau I (r. 531–579) of Persia in 531/532 when Byzantine emperor Justinian I (r. 527–565) closed down the last pagan philosophical schools in Athens.[1] Eulamius disliked his stay in Persia and ultimately returned to Byzantium in 532, protected by a treaty that guaranteed his safety.[2] His name appears as Eulalios (Greek: Eὐλάλιος) in the Suidas and as Eulamios (Greek: Eὐλάμιος) in the historical works of Agathias.[1]

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