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  1. Apollodorus Skiagraphos was an influential Ancient Greek painter of the 5th century BC whose work has since been entirely lost. Apollodorus left a technique behind known as skiagraphia, a way to easily produce shadow, that affected the works not only of his contemporaries but also of later generations.
    • also known as Apol·lodor d'Atenes, 阿波罗多罗斯
    • profession: Artist, visual artist
  2. Apollodorus a.k.a. Apollodorus of Athens son of Asclepiades, was a Greek scholar, historian and grammarian. He was a pupil of Diogenes of Babylon, Panaetius the Stoic, and the grammarian Aristarchus of Samothrace. He left, or fled, Alexandria around 146 BC, most likely for Pergamon, and eventually settled in Athens.
  3. Apollodorus was an unlucky ancient Macedonian runner who, after winning in Olympics, was killed by lightning on his way back home.

There are other people with in their name, like Apollodorus of Acharnae, Apollodorus of Damascus, Apollodorus of Pergamon, apollodorus of seleucia, Apollodorus the Epicurean.


  1. Apollodorus: The representation in fiction of the ancient Athenian student and prominent follower of Socrates frequently depicted in the Socratic literature.
  2. Apollodorus is a fictional film character.
  3. Apollodorus is a fictional character from the 1963 film Cleopatra.


Apollodorus is an impact crater on Mercury. It is located near the center of Pantheon Fossae, which is a system of radial grabens situated in the inner part of the Caloris basin. The floor, rim and walls of Apollodorus expose a low reflectance material excavated during the impact from beneath the light volcanic plains, which cover the central part of the Caloris.

  • also known as 阿波羅多洛斯撞擊坑

Phrases with Apollodorus

  1. Papilio Apollodorus
  2. Species Papilio Apollodorus

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Google previewEuripidou Bakchai (1871)

the Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides

of the word pavtus, and, being in the etymologising vein, *The account of Apollodorus is that Zeus transformed the infant into a kid, and Hermes conveyed him to the Nymphs in Nysa in Asia. The interpolator here does not mention the fate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Classical Philosophy (2013)

by Donald J. Zeyl

HAHM APOLLODORUS (c.180after 120 B.C.E.),of Athens.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology (2013)

by Theresa Bane

Sources: Apollodorus, Apollodorus'Library and Hyginus 'Fabulae, 213; Hyginus, Myths of Hyginus, 133; Parada, Genealogical Guide ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Architecture (2016)

by Allison Lee Palmer

Apollodorus of Damascus (AD second century) was a Greek engineer credited with the construction of most of the Ancient Roman buildings during the reign of Trajan (ruled 98–117). Trajan not only fought to expand the Roman Empire to its ...

Google previewA New and general biographical dictionary (1784)

APOLLODORUS, a famous architect under Trajan and Adrian, was born at Damascus ; and had the direction of that most magnificent bridge, which the former ordered to be built over the Danube, in the year 104. Adrian, who always valued ...

Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

[Apollodorus 2.2.1.] Abas (2) Son of the famous seer MELAMPUS and Iphianassa , the daughter of Proetus. Abas had two children, a son, Coeranus, who became the father of another seer, POLYIDUS, and a daughter, Lysimache, who married ...

Google previewDictionary of the Artists of Antiquity (1836)

Architects, Carvers, Engravers, Modellers, Painters, Sculptors, Statuaries, and Workers in Bronze, Gold, Ivory, and Silver, with Three Chronological Tables, by Julius Sillig, Tr. from TheLatin Original by the Rev. H. W. Williams; to which are Added C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis Historiae Libri XXXIV-XXXVI. C. 8 [i.e.1]-5. With Four Indexes and a Preface, by E. H. Barker by Julius Sillig

114, there can be no question that this was also the period, in which APOLLODoRUs flourished. The opinion of Thiersch,(Epoch. Art. Gr. 3. Adnot. 91.) that SILANIo made the statue adverted to by Pliny, after the death of APOLLODORUS, ...

Google previewUniversal Historical Dictionary (1825)

Or, Explanation of the Names of Persons and Places in the Departments of Biblical, Political, and Ecclesiastical History, Mythology, Heraldry, Biography, Bibliography, Geography, and Numismatics. Illustrated by Portraits and Medallic Cuts by George Crabb

APOLLODORUS (Hist.) AiroNNoëópoc, who made a league with Croesus. Paus. l. 4. Apollodorus, an Athenian commander in the time of Cymon, the son of Miltiades. Paus. l. 1. Apollodorus, the name of three Athenian archons, namely, in the ...

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