Mercury-born, at one time Paul's fellow-labourer in Asia Minor, who, however, afterwards abandoned him, along with one Phygellus, probably on account of the perils by which they were beset (2 Tim. 1:15).
Some have supposed that the necessary qualification is to be found in what follows; viz., of whom are Phygelus and hermogenes.
That is my view, hermogenes, of the correctness of names; and I should like to hear what Cratylus would say.
The fate of hermogenes instructed Philip, the Prætorian præfect, to act with more precaution on a similar occasion.
To this he replies—'If all the world were to call you hermogenes, that would not be your name.'
Such are the words which he spoke in conversation with hermogenes and the rest.
For there may be a doubt whether you can call him hermogenes, if he is not.
They apparently formed an introduction to the Τέχνη of hermogenes.
And you, hermogenes, on what do you plume yourself most highly?
As for my singing, I know it for a fact that hermogenes is decidedly jealous of me!'
Diodorus answered: You are quite right, Socrates; bid hermogenes come to me.