Apelles - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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of Colophon - painter, contemporary of Alexander the Great
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two official artists, the sculptor Lysippus and the painter Apelles.
Apelles' painting of "Aphrodite Anadyomene" is allegedly a portrait
Apelles paints a portrait of Antigonus, which hides his bad eye.
Apelles' painting of "Calumny" is a retort to his opponents in the
General comments on the paintings of Apelles.
Aristagoras. And Apelles the painter, having seen Lais
and it was from her that Apelles took his picture of Aphro
omachus, Protogenes, and Apelles, every thing is finished
painters the works of Apelles and his imitators, sculpt
as, that the great Apelles, at a time when he was much adm
orious a piece of art." Apelles tells us, that when he
of Chios - a pupil of the philosopher Arcesilaus
Apelles of Chios falls ill, and is visited by Arcesilaus, who secretl
upil of Alexinus, Antagoras, Apelles, Aridelus, Charmides, Cleanthes,
time, Arcesilaus ordered Apelles, one of his friends, to
- one of the guardians of Philippus V; killed in 218 B.C.
Philippus protects the Achaeans from maltreatment by Apelles.
Apelles secures the election of Eperatus of Pharae as general of the
Philippus puts Leontius and Apelles to death on suspicion of treason.
first began to listen to Apelles, Megaleas, and other cour
- a general of Antiochus IV in Judaea
elf that sacrificed, and Apelles the king's general, who
of Byzantium - father of the grammarian Aristophanes
came Aristophanes son of Apelles of Byzantium, then Apollo
- in documents
(281) s son of Apollodoros Apelles son of Dionysios Metro
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