Lucian, on the other hand, presisted in holding that the Logos became a person in Christ.
The vivid narrative of his career given by Lucian might be taken as fictitious but for the corroboration of certain coins of the emperors Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius (J.
After a period of instruction in medicine by a doctor who also, according to Lucian, was an impostor, he succeeded in establishing an oracle of Aesculapius at his native town.
Lucian's own close investigations into Alexander's methods of fraud led to a serious attempt on his life.
His income is said by Lucian to have reached an enormous figure.