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Timaeus (or Timaios) is a Greek name. It may refer to:

  • Timaeus (dialogue), a Socratic dialogue by Plato
  • Timaeus of Locri, 5th-century BC Pythagorean philosopher, appearing in Plato's dialogue
  • Timaeus (historian) (c. 345 BC-c. 250 BC), Greek historian from Tauromenium in Sicily
  • Timaeus the Sophist, Greek philosopher who lived sometime between the 1st and 4th centuries, supposed writer of a lexicon of Platonic words
  • Timaeus, mentioned in Mark 10:46 as the father of Bartimaeus
  • Timaeus (crater), a lunar crater named after the philosopher
  • Timaeus, one of the Three Legendary Dragons from the Japanese anime series Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Timaios or Tutimaios, a pharaoh of Egypt mentioned by Josephus in his Contra Apionem, sometimes identified with Dedumose II