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(ăp'əlō`nēəs), in the books of the Maccabees. 1 Governor of Coele-Syria and Phoenicia for Seleucus IV. He oppressed the Jews and was killed by Judas Maccabaeus. 2 Governor of Coele-Syria under Alexander Balas.
Nevertheless, Egypt was considered the fount of science, so much so that it was in Alexandria that the Greeks went to develop their aptitudes for mathematics, producing such famous figures as Euclid, Archimedes, Appollonius of Perga, and so many other bright stars in the Alexandria Pleiades.
He relates the plays to Homer, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Aristotle, Parmenides, Gorgias, Virgil, Lucian, Marcus Aurelius, Dante, Appollonius, John Gower, and Christopher Marlowe (especially Doctor Faustus).
Whereas critics often look to George Wilkins's draft of the play as Shakespeare's primary source, Beckwith draws attention to Gower's Confessio Amantis and its story of Appollonius of Tyre in Book VIII.
Despite the sailing penalty, Pisces still managed second place, giving a first and second to Hobart yachts, while third went to the Tamar River entrant Appollonius, skippered by Julian Robinson from Deviot.