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Apollodorus (3), 'the Athenian', of Carystus, Greek New Comedy poet, 3rd cent. BCE  

Geoffrey Arnott

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Dec 2015
Apollodorus (3), of Carystus, New Comedy poet (see comedy (greek), new), more famous than *Apollodorus (2) of Gela, and sometimes referred to as ‘the Athenian’ (which may imply the grant ... More

Apollodorus (5), of Pergamum, Greek rhetor, 1st cent. BCE  

Donald Russell

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Dec 2015
Apollodorus (5), of Pergamum, was the rhetor chosen by *Caesar to take charge of the education of C. Octavius, the future *Augustus, in 45 bce (Suet. Aug. 89). His ‘Art of Rhetoric’ ... More

Apollodorus (6), of Athens, Greek author, c. 180–after 120 BCE  

Kenneth S. Sacks

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Dec 2015
Apollodorus (6), of Athens (c.180–after 120 bce), studied in Athens with the Stoic *Diogenes (3) of Babylon, collaborated with *Aristarchus (2) in Alexandria, perhaps fled (in 146 ?), probably to ... More

Apollonius (11) Sophista, c. 100 CE  

John Francis Lockwood and Robert Browning

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Dec 2015
Apollonius (11) Sophista (c. 100 ce) compiled a Lexicon Homericum which is extant in an abridged form (ed. I. Bekker, 1833). A fragment of the unabridged work survives in a Bodleian papyrus. He used ... More

Apollonius (13), Dyscolus, of Alexandria, Greek grammarian, 2nd cent. CE  

Peter Barr Reid Forbes, Robert Browning, and Nigel Wilson

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Dec 2015
Apollonius (13), son of Mnesitheus, nicknamed Dyscolus, of *Alexandria (1) (2nd cent. ce). Of his life little is known; apart from a short visit to Rome, he did not leave Alexandria, and it is not ... More

Apollonius (1) Rhodius  

Richard Hunter

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Dec 2015
Apollonius (1) Rhodius, a major literary figure of 3rd-century bce*Alexandria (1), and poet of the Argonautica, the only extant Greek hexameter *epic written between *Homer and the Roman imperial ... More

Apollonius (4), 'ὁ μαλακός', of Alabanda, Greek teacher, 2nd cent. BCE  

M. B. Trapp

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Dec 2015
Apollonius (4) (2nd cent. bce), of *Alabanda, called ὁμαλακός (‘soft’, ‘cissy’), a pupil of Menecles, founded a school of rhetoric at Rhodes, visited by Q. *Mucius Scaevola (1) and M. ... More

Apollonius (5), Greek author of Historiae thaumasiai  

Richard Hunter

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Dec 2015

Apollonius (5), ? 2nd cent. bce, author of Historiai thaumasiai, a *paradoxographical compilation from earlier writers, preserved in Palatinus Graecus 398.

Apollonius (9) Molon  

M. B. Trapp

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Dec 2015
Apollonius (9) Molon (1st cent. bce), of *Alabanda, rhetor and grammarian, was a pupil of Menecles; he lectured at Rhodes and visited Rome (87 and 81 bce), teaching *Cicero and other ... More

Apollophanes  

Geoffrey Arnott

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Dec 2015
Apollophanes, Athenian Old *Comedy poet with one victory at the *Lenaea (IG 22. 2325. 132 = 5 C 1 col. 2. 6 Mette). In his Κρῆτες (Cretans) one character spoke Doric (fr. 7 KA = 6 K) (see ... More

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