Usually known as Iamblichus. His name in Ancient Greek is Ἰάμβλιχος, probably from Syriac or Aramaic ya-mlku, "He is king".
Assyrian philosopher of the neo-Platonist school.
His main involvement in mathematics concerns the fact that he may have known the $5$th perfect number, but there is no hard evidence of this fact.
- Born: c. 245 CE, Chalcis (modern Qinnasrin) in Syria
- Died: c. 325 CE