APOLLONIUS OF RHODES


APOLLONIUS OF RHODES
   a grammarian and poet, flourished in the 3rd century B.C., author of the "Argonautica," a rather prosaic account of the adventures of the Argonauts.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Apollonius of Rhodes — born с 295 BC Greek poet and grammarian. He served as librarian of the famous Library of Alexandria. His Argonautica, a romantic epic in four books about the Argonauts, is derived from Homer and is noted for its suggestive similes, vivid… …   Universalium

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  • Apollonius of Rhodes — /æpəˌloʊniəs əv ˈroʊdz/ (say apuh.lohneeuhs uhv rohdz) noun born c. 295 BC, Greek poet, author of Argonautica …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Rhodes — /rohdz/, n. 1. Cecil John, 1853 1902, English colonial capitalist and government administrator in southern Africa. 2. James Ford, 1848 1927, U.S. historian. 3. a Greek island in the SE Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: the largest of the… …   Universalium

  • Apollonius — (as used in expressions) Apollonius Dyscolos Apollonius of Perga Apollonius of Rhodes * * * …   Universalium

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