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  Apollodorus - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Apollodorus, an Athenian painter, flourished at the end of the 5th century B.C. He is said to have introduced great improvements in perspective[?] and chiaroscuro.
Apollodorus of Carystus in Euboea[?] was one of the most important writers of the New Attic comedy, who flourished in Athens between 300 and 260 B.C. He is to be distinguished from the older Apollodorus of Gela (342—290), also a writer of comedy.
Apollodorus of Damascus, a famous Greek architect, flourished during the 2nd century A.D. He was a favourite of Trajan, for whom he constructed the stone bridge over the Danube (A.D. He also planned a gymnasium, a colIege, public baths, the Odeum and the Forum Trajanum.
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 Apollodorus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other men of the same name, including Apollodorus of Carystus and Apollodorus of Damascus, see Apollodorus (disambiguation).
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 of Damascus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apollodorus of Damascus, a famous Greek architect, engineer, designer and sculptor, flourished during the 2nd century AD.
He was a favourite of Trajan, for whom he constructed Trajan's Bridge over the Danube (104) for the campaign in Dacia.
On the accession of Hadrian, whom he had offended ridiculing his performances as architect and artist, Apollodorus was banished and, shortly afterwards, being charged with imaginary crimes, put to death (Dio Cassius lxix.
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John of Damascus, Saint JOHN OF DAMASCUS, SAINT [John of Damascus, Saint] or Saint John Damascene, c.675-c.749, Syrian theologian, Father of the Church and Doctor of the Church.
Apollodorus was responsible for nearly all buildings designed under the emperor Trajan, for whom he was official architect.
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 APOLLODORUS (GRAMMARIAN) - LoveToKnow Article on APOLLODORUS (GRAMMARIAN)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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.
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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 Damascus
Damascus stands in the oasis of Ghouta on the margins of the Syrian Desert, and is bisected by the Barada River.
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 Apollodorus of Damascus
Apollodorus of Damascus, famous Greek-Roman-Syrian architect, engineer, designer and sculptor (around 2nd century AD).
Apollodorus born in Damascus in Syria followed Trajan on the campaign in Dacia where he constructed bridges and machines of war.
Apollodorus wrote a treatise on "Engines of War" which survives.
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 Apollodorus Of Damascus --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The engineer, probably Trajan's lieutenant, Apollodorus of Damascus, used timber arches mounted on masonry piers to span the 0.5-mile- (800-metre-) wide river.
The capital of Syria is Damascus, one of the oldest cities in the world.
Its location at a natural oasis at the end of the easiest route through the Anti-Lebanon Mountains made it an important trade center for centuries.
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 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.
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 APOLLODORUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Apollodorus of Damascus worked primarily for the Roman emperor Trajan.
He designed some of the most significant structures of antiquity such as Trajan's Forum in Rome with Stadium, Triumphal Arc and Trajan's Column.
When he rejected emperor Hadrian's architectural ideas he was banned and executed.
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 AllRefer.com - Apollodorus of Damascus (Architecture, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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Known for his use of symmetry and axial organization, Apollodorus produced his greatest achievement in the Forum of Trajan (see forum) and Trajan's Column (see Roman art).
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Apollodorus of Damascus - Biography of the Roman Emperor Trajan's chief architect provided by Great Buildings Online from Adolf K Placzek.
Trajan's Glorious Forum - Article from Archaeology by James E. Packer on Trajan's Forum designed by Apollodorus of Damascus, with a reconstruction drawing.
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 Dacian Wars - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The famous bridge at Drobeta was constructed in preparation for the second war.
This bridge, probably the biggest at that time and centuries to come was designed by Apollodorus of Damascus and it was needed in order to reconquer Dacia since the "peace" was actually lost by the Roman empire.
Decebalus got technical and military reinforcement from Trajan in order to create a powerful allied zone against the dangerous possible expeditions from the northern and eastern teritories by the already moving migrator people.
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 RT04-MarketsTrajan.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Market of Trajan was designed by the Trajan's architect, Apollodorus of Damascus, and built between 94 and 113 AD.
The markets were a commercial center of about 150 shops and offices, set into the side of the Quirinal Hill and completing Trajan's Forum.
In the plan and side elevation it is possible to see how the market buttresses the end of the Quirinale Hill where it was cut away to make space for the Forum of Trajan.
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However, the fragment presented here is the only one which survives from his work Peri Lykanthropou, "On Werewolves," found quoted in the work of Paulus Aeginta, but here from the sixth-century work of Aetius.
Apollodorus of Damascus was an architect during the reign of Trajan and Hadrian, who is noted in various texts as having had a severe rivalry with Hadrian, criticizing many of his architectural designs, including the Pantheon, which he was said to have likened to a pumpkin.
It is said that Hadrian had him put to death eventually, but this is wholly discounted by scholars today.
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- Article from Archaeology by James E. Packer on Trajan's Forum designed by Apollodorus of Damascus, with a reconstruction drawing.
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 Apollodorus of Damascus - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Markets of Trajan - Apollodorus of Damascus - Great Buildings Online
Markets of Trajan - Apollodorus of Damascus - Great Buildings Online
Built by the Emperor Trajan, the markets were a commercial center of about 150 shops and offices, set into the side of the Quirinal Hill and completing Trajan's Forum, which it overlooked.
The flexibility of the taberna unit in size, shape, and proportion permitted Apollodorus to devise a supple scheme arrayed in five levels up to the slopes of the Quirinal Hill, above the monumental parts of the forum.
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