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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370: And Apollodorus says that Hesiod already knew that the whole people were called both Hellenes and Panhellenes, as when he says of the daughters of Proetus that the Panhellenes sought them in marriage.
There is Nicostratus the son of Theosdotides, and the brother of Theodotus (now Theodotus himself is dead, and therefore he, at any rate, will not seek to stop him); and there is Paralus the son of Demodocus, who had a brother Theages; and Adeimantus the son of Ariston, whose brother Plato is present; and Aeantodorus, who is the brother of Apollodorus, whom I also see.
Well, perhaps I could afford a mina, and therefore I propose that penalty: Plato, Crito, Critobulus, and Apollodorus, my friends here, bid me say thirty minae, and they will be the sureties.
In the Roman era, Saad added , the temple was reconfigured and expanded under the direction of Damascus-born architect Apollodorus and was named the Temple of Jupiter in relation to the god Jupiter.
(10) Apollodorus (first or second century CE, thus probably before Athenaeus but well after Asklepiades), provides a slightly different version of the terms of the riddle in the Bibliotheca [Library]:
Abdulkarim et al., Apollodorus of Damascus and Trajan's Column: From Tradition to Project (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2003), 28.
Willing and his screenwriters incorporated material from Apollodorus, as may be seen by Jason's mother's name: Polymede rather than Apollonius' Alcimede.
Apollodorus corroborates the descent from Zeus and Themis (Bibliotheca 1:3.1), while other sources adopt the Nyx alternative, sometimes with and sometimes without a mate.
Active from 1683 to 1706, Elizabeth Redmayne printed in Greek and Latin; Her shop produced works of Apollodorus, Cicero, books of religion, grammar, rhetoric and, curiously, she advertised printing prisoners accurate last words before execution.
In 15 papers from a colloquium in Barcelona during April 2013, classicists explore Apollodorus' Bibliotheca, the main mythographical handbook from Antiquity.
(7.) For ancient sources relating to the myth, see especially Homer(Iliad 5.738-42); Hesiod (Theogony 270-81); Apollodorus (2.4.3 and 3.10.3); Ovid (Metamorphosis 4.614-20, 770-803).