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Isocrates (436-338 B.C.) was the fourth of the famous 10 Attic Greek orators. Though not an original thinker, he was an exceptional speech writer and teacher who exerted great influence on his contemporaries.
Ptolemy I Soter (367/366-283 B.C.) was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, founder of
the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt, and biographer of Alexander.