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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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Appolonius, the philospher, comes at the marriage ceremony and recognizes the real nature of Lamia and reveals it in public.
11) Appolonius und Lonius, Zwar das dewtet sich alsu[beta].
Appolonius of Tyana, who lived in the first century, A.
The tour guide thus articulates this narrative: "A traveler in Tyana, who was looking for the sage Appolonius, saw a snake enter the lower part of a man's body" (6).
90) Similarly, accordingly to the admittedly questionable account in the Historiae Augusta, the emperor Alexander Severius (208-235) positioned in his private oratory (lararium) images of Abraham and Christ before those of other renowned persons like Orpheus and Appolonius of Tyana.
Theophrastus was a leading Aristotelian philosopher and father of ancient botany, Hecetaus of Abdera the founder of "scientific" ethnography, Agatharchides of Cnidus a prominent Alexandrian historian, while Posidonius was famous as a Stoic philosopher and Appolonius Molon as a rhetorican.
Slavitt) and Appolonius Rhodius (translated by Peter Green).
The young Caesar was sailing to Rhodes to improve his rhetorical skills under the tutelage of the legendary Appolonius Molo, a noted philosopher and rhetorician.
What the author's schematic pagan-Jewish-Christian presentation obscures is the similarity of Jesus to charismatic religious healers who worked the rabble of the Roman east such as Appolonius of Tyana or Simon Magus.
A world traveler, the wandering magus figure, like Prospero or Pericles, modeled on Gower's Appolonius of Tyre, Egeon is encoded primarily within a schema of the junctural emotion of a hapless, hopeless woe.