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Apollonius

(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.
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(8) The thirteenth-century mester de clerecia poets reworked Latin texts in order to tell the stories of heroes from classical antiquity (Alexander the Great, Apolonius of Tyre), saints (Mary of Egypt, Oria, Domingo de Silos, the Virgin Mary), and to craft foundational fictions (Poema de Fernan Gonzalez).
Teubner, em Grammatici graeci, 1867-1910 (APOLONIUS DISCOLUS, 1919), com aparato critico e comentarios de G.
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A likelier direct source is the English "historie" of "Apolonius and Silla" from Barnaby Riche's Farewell to the Military Profession (1581).
Perhaps in the past too much was made of Shakespeare's deployment of the tale of 'Apolonius and Silla' for the main plot of Twelfth Night.
Even when royal personages, via the whims of Fortune, lose the accoutrements and habiliments of nobility, as in "Apolonius and Silla," they continue to exhibit the grace and moral impeccability of divinely appointed rulers.