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Apollonia

(ăpəlō`nēə) [Gr.,=of Apollo], name of several ancient Greek towns. The most important was a port in Illyria on the Adriatic. It was founded by Corinthians and was later a Greek and a Roman intellectual center. Julius Caesar used it as a base. Octavian (later AugustusAugustus
, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar. Named at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 B.C.) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 B.C.
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) received news of Julius Caesar's death while stationed at Apollonia. Among the other towns of this name, there was one in Thrace on the Aegean (a town famous for a large statue of Apollo), one in N Sicily, and another in Chalcidice (Khalkidhikí).
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Life has been desperately hard on Rachel after losing her children, Tommy, Alisha, Appolonia and Rocco, in a house fire two years ago.
Hairdresser Rachel says she will never forget her children who died, Tommy, nine, Alisha, six, Rocco, four, and Appolonia, two, but Roman has helped with her grief.
Rachel Henson, the mother of the four children - nine-year-old Tommy, six-year-old Alisha, Rocco, four, and Appolonia, two - spoke in tears after the coroner's ruling.
Rachael Henson, 44, from Der-r by, was the only survivor of a devastating fire in January which claimed the lives of her nineyear-old son Tommy, six-yearold Elisha, Rocco, four and Appolonia, two.
Rachel Henson lost her children - nine-year-old Tommy, six-year-old Alisha, Rocco, four, and Appolonia, two - when a fire engulfed the family home in Hulland Ward, Derbyshire, last month.
Appolonia, two, and Tommy, nine, were plucked from the house by firefighters but died soon after arriving in hsopital.
Two of the children, named locally as Tommy, aged nine and Appolonia, two, were carried out of the house by firefighters but later died in hospital.
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She is survived by her son, Girolomo Clemente and his wife Michelina of Vieste, Italy; her daughter, Appolonia Impagnatiello and her husband Rafaele of Vercelli, Italy and her daughter-in-law, Monalisa (Teso) Clemente of Holden.
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