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  Apollodorus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apollodorus was a common name in ancient Greece.
Apollodorus' chronicle gave dates by referring to the archons of Athens.
Apollodorus' other works include his essays On the Gods and on the Homeric Catalogue of Ships, used as a source by Strabo in his Geography.
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 Apollodorus (disambiguation) Account @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apollodorus (painter), an Athenian painter, flourished at the end of the 5th century BC He is said to have introduced great improvements in perspective and chiaroscuro.
Apollodorus (son of Pasion), son of the 4th century BC banker Pasion.
Apollodorus was the narrator in the Socratic dialog described by Plato in his Symposium (Plato dialogue).
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 235 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apollodorus himself wrote little, nd his whole theory could be gathered only from tie works of his disciples, C. Valgius and Atticus,
Apollodorus occurs in several of Plato's dialogues, but the passage which gives the most lively picture of the man is in the Symposium^ p.
There is an­other Apollodorus of Tarsus, who was probably a grammarian, and wrote commentaries on the early dramatic writers of Greece.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/0244.html   (918 words)

 George Bernard Shaw : Caesar and Cleopatra : ACT III
Apollodorus is a dashing young man of about 24, handsome and debonair, dressed with deliberate astheticism in the most delicate purples and dove greys, with ornaments of bronze, oxydized silver, and stones of jade and agate.
Apollodorus: rebuke this Roman dog; and bid him bridle his tongue in the presence of Ftatateeta, the mistress of the Queen's household.
Apollodorus is swinging in the air with his bale of carpet at the end of it.
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 APOLLODORUS (GRAMMARIAN) - LoveToKnow Article on APOLLODORUS (GRAMMARIAN)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is extant under his Lme a treatise on the gods and the heroic age, entitled Bt~3Xto- S~,ni, a valuable authority on ancient mythology.
Amongst other H irks by him of which only fragments remain, collected in MUller, C ugmcnta Ilistoricorum Graecorum, may be mentioiitd: Xpovith, universal history from the fall of Troy to 144 BC.~ flfpi,i-yileic, a tc,zetteer wiitten in iambics; llspi Ne~v, a work on the Homeric in talogue of ships; and a work on etymology (ErupoXo-rtad.
to APOLLODORUS, of Damascus, a famous Greek architect, who sa)urished during the 2nd century A.D. He was a favorite of in rajan, for whom he constructed the stone bridge over the A anube (AD.
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 Bibliotheca (Pseudo-Apollodorus) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A certain "Apollodorus" is indicated as author on some surviving manuscripts (Diller 1983).
180 BC), a student of Aristarchus of Samothrace, mainly as it is known— from references in the minor scholia on Homer— that Apollodorus of Athens did leave a similar comprehensive repertory on mythology, in the form of a verse chronicle.
Since for chronological reasons that Apollodorus cannot have written the book, the Scriptor Bibliothecae ("writer of the Library") is conventionally called the "Pseudo-Apollodorus" by those wishing to be scrupulously correct.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bibliotheke   (422 words)

 20th WCP: Responding to Socrates’ Pedagogical Provocation
Apollodorus' concluding description of Aristodemus reveals that the man habitually followed Socrates everywhere; "He [Aristodemus] followed him [Socrates] just as he was accustomed" (223e10).
Apollodorus again displays the primacy he places on spoken narration when he remarks to Glaucon that the road is just right for "speaking and listening" (173b8).
Apollodorus' inclusion of himself in his narration shows the pride that Apollodorus takes in his narrating activity.
www.bu.edu /wcp/Papers/Anci/AnciBowe.htm   (3347 words)

 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 234 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apollodorus wrote a great num­ber of works, and on a variety of subjects, which were much used in antiquity, but all of them have perished with the exception of one, and even this one has not come down to us com­plete.
Apollodorus relates his mythical stories in a plain and unadorned style, and gives only that which he found in his sources, without interpolating or perverting the genuine forms of the legends by attempts to ex­plain their meaning.
The first edition of the Bibliotheca of Apollodorus, in which the text is in a very bad condition, was edited by Benedictus Aegius of Spoleto, at Rome, 1555, 8vo.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/0243.html   (987 words)

 R-MC Academics: Classics
Apollodorus and Cleopatra shared a friendly relationship nonetheless, and some even believe that the two were romantically involved.
Apollodorus was a very dedicated servant to Cleopatra, and was responsible for helping to smuggle her into Caesar's Palace in a rolled up rug.
Because not much is known about Apollodorus, the only ways we see him portrayed today are in movies that depict him as either Cleopatra's right hand man or one of her many romantic interests.
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 Apollodorus of Athens: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apollodorus' chronicle gave dates by referring to the archons of Athens[For more, click on this link].
Apollodorus' other works include his essays On the Gods and on the Homeric Catalogue of Ships Catalogue of Ships quick summary:
The bibliotheke was renowned as the chief work of apollodorus of athens, a 2nd-century b.c....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ap/apollodorus_of_athens.htm   (573 words)

Inasmuch as Apollodorus acted honourably toward my sister and toward all of us, and considered us in truth his relatives and entitled to share in all that he had, I took to wife his daughter, my own niece.
He produced false witnesses to substantiate the calumnious charge that Apollodorus had been a debtor to the treasury for twenty five years, and by making all sorts of accusations that were foreign to the indictment won a verdict against the decree.
I must now prove to you that this woman Neaera is an alien, that she is living with this man Stephanus as his wife, and that she has violated the laws of the state in many ways.
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 APOLLODORUS - LoveToKnow Article on APOLLODORUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Among his works were an fa lysseus, a priest in prayer, and an Ajax struck by lightning.
vi APOLLODORUS, of Carystus in Euboea, one of the most iportant writers of the New Attic comedy, who flourished at 11 thens between 300 and 260 B.C. He is to be distinguished from i older Apollodorus of Gela (342290), also a writer of comedy, A, contemporary of Menander.
Terence borrowed his Hecyra re id Phormio from the EKVpiI and Eirtandica~huevoc of Apollodorus.
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 Index of names: Ap
276/13 The cruelty of Apollodorus, tyrant of Cassandreia.
255/10 Burstein_61, a decree from Rhamnus in honour of Apollodorus.
114/16 PTeb_39, a petition from Apollodorus to Menches.
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 CC 310: The Medea
Apollodorus of Athens lived in the 2nd century B.C. He was a scholar who studied in Alexandria, but spent much of his life working at Athens.
Apollodorus wrote a number of scholarly works, including On the Gods, and he was considered quite an authority.
Therefore, various forgeries were written in his name, especially the Library, a handbook of mythology which Apollodorus could not have composed.
www.skidmore.edu /classics/courses/2003spring/cg311/overview.html   (151 words)

 Apollodorus Biography / Biography of Apollodorus Biography
The technique seems at first to have been most commonly used for rendering the folds and mass of drapery, less often for rendering anatomy, and scarcely at all for depicting the spatial setting of figures.
The epigram "You could criticize this more easily than you could imitate it" is said by Plutarch to have been connected with the works of Apollodorus, and if the epigram was composed by the painter himself, it suggests an aggressive, confident personality.
Most of the ancient sources on Apollodorus are collected and translated in J. Pollitt, The Art of Greece, 1400-31 B.C.: Sources and Documents (1965).
www.bookrags.com /biography-apollodorus   (402 words)

 Apollodorus the Mythographer
This site is devoted to the ancient Greek author Apollodorus the Mythographer, who lived in the first or second century AD and has written an encyclopedic summary of Greek mythology.
The Greek text of Apollodorus along with the English translation and commentary of J.G. Frazer.
In particular we appreciate any information on recent or future publications in relation to Apollodoros: those who send us a (digital) copy or abstract of their publication will be added to our database as soon as possible.
perswww.kuleuven.ac.be /~u0013314/apollodorus   (376 words)

 Apollodorus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
By skilful use of light and shade he improved...
Apollodorus was one of the most famous architects of the ancient world.
The Library of Greek Mythology—probably compiled in the 1st century ad yet traditionally ascribed to the noted 2nd-century-bc scholar Apollodorus...
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 Alibris: Apollodorus
Apollodorus' Library has been an invaluable source book for early Greek myths from the time of its compilation in the first/second century BC to the present, influencing writers from the scholars of Byzantium to Robert Graves.
It provides a complete history of Greek myth, telling the story of each of the families of heroic mythology and the various...
It is thus an important record of Greek accounts of the origin and early history of the world and their race.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Apollodorus   (270 words)

 Classical Myth: Zeus: Texts
Ganymede: Apollodorus 3.12.3, Homeric Hymn 5.177, Homer: Iliad 5.239
Hera -> Hebe, Ilithyia, and Ares: Apollodorus 1.3.2, Hesiod: Theogony 901, Homeric Hymn 12.1
Leto (Latona) -> Artemis and Apollo: Apollodorus 1.4.2, Hesiod: Theogony 901, Homeric Hymn 27.1
web.uvic.ca /grs/bowman/myth/gods/zeus_t.html   (247 words)

 Cornell College - Classical Studies - Review Greek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deucalion and Pyrrha and the Flood: "A child Deucalion was born from Prometheus," Apollodorus 1.7.2
Orpheus and Eurydice: "From [the union of] Calliope and Oeagrus or, nominally, from Apollo, was a son Linus," Apollodorus 1.3.2
Oedipus solves the Riddle of the Sphinx: "Damasistratus, King of the Plataeans, buries Laius," Apollodorus 3.5.8
www.cornellcollege.edu /classical_studies/reviewgreek/mytheasy.shtml   (428 words)

 Greek mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The work of mythographers, who wrote prose treatises based on learned research attempting to reconcile the contradictory tales of the poets.
The Bibliotheke by Apollodorus of Athens is the largest extant example of this genre.
The poetry of the Hellenistic and Roman ages, which although composed as a literary rather than cultic exercise, nevertheless contains many important details that would otherwise be lost.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greek_mythology   (3672 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Library of Greek Mythology: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War.
Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists from the time of its compilation in the 1st-2nd century BC to the present, influencing writers from antiquity to Robert Graves.
It provides a complete history of Greek myth, telling the story of each of the great families of heroic mythology, and the various adventures associated with the main heroes and heroines, from Jason and Perseus to Heracles and Helen of Troy.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0192839241   (528 words)

 Greek ... Apollodorus - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By skillful use of light and shade he...
Apollodorus of Damascus (lived 2nd century ad), Greek architect.
Given the multiplicity of myths that circulated in Greece, it is difficult to present a single version of the genealogy (family history) of the gods....
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 Perseus Lookup Tool   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apollodorus; Gods and Heroes of the Greeks: The Library of Apollodorus translated with Introduction and Notes by Michael Simpson: Apollodorus 1976 [Source citation] (11.22)
Apollodorus; The Library of Greek Mythology: Translated with Notes and Indices: Apollodorus 1975 [Source citation] (5.66)
Apollodorus; Library and Epitome: Sir James George Frazer; (in English) [Text] (5.23)
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/vor?type=phrase&alts=0&group=typecat&lookup=Apollodorus&collection=Perseus:collection:Greco-Roman   (124 words)

 Apollodorus of Damascus - Great Buildings Online
Supposedly born in Damascus, Apollodorus acted as the chief architect for the Roman emperor Trajan.
He was a master engineer, a bridge builder and sculptor, as well as the author of technical treatises.
Judging from the remains of his Forum, Basilica, Baths, and Markets, Apollodorus was a gifted and innovative designer.
www.greatbuildings.com /architects/Apollodorus_of_Damascus.html   (253 words)

 Amazon.com: The Library of Greek Mythology (Oxford World's Classics): Books: Apollodorus,Robin Hard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Just like the playwrights, Ovid is great in his own sphere (get the Arthur Golding translation--"Shakespeare's Ovid"), but his Metamorphoses are an artistic presentation of a single poet, whereas Apollodorus (though he surely relies on the poets as well) gives the simplest and most demotic/standard versions of the stories.
Ovid is Variations on a Theme, while Apollodorus is as close as we get to the theme itself.
But a word of warning to the layman: Apollodorus is possible the most dull writer of the ancient world, and he make no attempts to create an entertaining or even readable work.
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 What's New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The entire Apollodorus Epitome is now entered, including the endless suitors of Penelope.
Apollodorus Epitome entered through Book 3.12; most of the Epitome entried are corrected.
All the Iliad entries have been corrected and most of the Apollodorus.
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 Amazon.com: Gods and Heroes of the Greeks: The Library of Apollodorus: Books: Apollodorus,Michael Simpson,Leonard Baskin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is one of several translations of an ancient (date disputed) compilation of summaries of stories of the gods and heroes of Greece (but not Rome), based, where it can be checked, on excellent sources.
If the name of the author is correct, he cannot be the "Apollodorus the Grammarian" to whom the work used to be attributed, but given the lack of fraudulent internal claims, the bare name seems to me better than "Pseudo-Apollodorus".
Given the huge amount of classical literature that has been lost, and the primary sources to which this compiler seems to have had access (whoever and whenever he was), it is even more regrettable that a portion of "The Library" survives only in an abridged form.
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