Philistus, ī, m. (Φίλιστος), griech. Geschichtschreiber aus Syrakus, Zeitgenosse der beiden Dionyse, Nep. Dion. 3, 2. Cic. de or. 2, 57: Nachahmer des Thucydides, Quint. 10, 1, 74: Plur., Philisti, Männer wie Philistus, Cic. de or. 2, 94. 1806–1895.

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