Apollodorus

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Apollodorus

(əpŏl'ōdôr`əs), fl. 430–400 B.C., Athenian painter, called the Shadower, said to have introduced the use of light and shade to model form. Among his few known works are Ajax Struck by Lightning and Priest in the Act of Devotion; both were at Pergamum in the time of Pliny the Elder; none has survived.

Apollodorus

(of Athens), fl. 2d cent. B.C., Greek scholar. He wrote many works on grammar, history, and mythology. His best-known books, only fragments of which survive, are On the Gods, a prose treatise; and his verse Chronicle, treating Greek history from the fall of Troy.
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Among the authors whose work he considers are Apollodoros, Clement of Alexandria, Herodian, Pausanias, Philodemos, Strabo, and Virgil.
59b-c hatten sich Phaidon, Apollodoros, Kritoboulos,und sein Vater Kriton, Hermogenes, Epigenes, Aischines, Antisthenes, Ktesippos, M enexenos, Simmias, Kebes, Phaidondes, Eukleides und Terpsion im Gefangnis um den auf seine Hinrichtung wartenden und den Sterbenden versammelt.
Neaira, according to Apollodoros, felt this public sexuality to constitute "wanton abuse" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 59.
Indeed, in one of the most famous of all forensic speeches, Against Neaira, Demosthenes has the speaker, Apollodoros, attempt to substitute the laws in place of himself as the prosecuting litigant: "Think not of me, Apollodoros, to be the speaker, nor of the citizens to be making the defense and advocating, but rather of the laws and Neaira to be disputing with each other over the things she did ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 115.
51: Apollodoros of Athens and Apollodoros' Bibliotheca").
Apollodoros, the Son of Pasion, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
The speech "Against Neaira" should be attributed to Apollodoros, not Demosthenes (p.
They battled back and forth in the courts, and eventually Apollodoros hit on a different way to attack Stephanos--through Neaira.
Carey, Apollodoros Against Neaira: [Demosthenes] 59 (Warminster 1992), p.
Seven speeches delivered by or for the Athenian politician Apollodoros have come down to us in the corpus of Demosthenes (45, 46, 49, 50, 52, 53, 59).
Likewise, in the prosecution of Neaira a few years later for illegally living in marriage with an Athenian citizen,(9) although much is made of Neaira's earlier career as a prostitute in order to blacken her character, the presenter of the case for the prosecution, Apollodoros, avoids excessive precision.
Historians discuss such topics as Greeks in the Arsacid Empire, Apollodoros of Artemita: beyond new Jacoby, and Josephus' image of the Parthians.