Lysimachus of Alexandria

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Lysimachus of Alexandria (1st century BCE) was an Egyptian grammarian. According to Josephus in Against Apion (Book I, Chapter 34) he followed criticism of the traditional Jewish record of Moses and the Exodus found in the works of Manetho and Chaeremon of Alexandria.[1]


  1. ^ Armin Lange, K. F. Diethard Romheld, Matthias Weigold Judaism and Crisis: Crisis as a Catalyst in Jewish Cultural History 2011 -p128 "Lysimachus of Alexandria – Based on Josephus' account, Lysimachus followed in general the opposing views of the exodus found in the works of Manetho and Chaeremon. The occasion for these anti-exodus stories was to counteract the central ..."