Apelles   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org


This is part of the index of names on the attalus website. The names occur either in lists of events (arranged by year, from the 4th to the 1st century B.C.) or in translations of sources. There are many other sources available in translation online - for a fuller but less precise search, Search Ancient Texts.
On each line there is a link to the page where the name can be found.





  Apelles   of Colophon - painter, contemporary of Alexander the Great
  →
Wikipedia entry
323/24 two official artists, the sculptor Lysippus and the painter Apelles.
320/38 Apelles' painting of "Aphrodite Anadyomene" is allegedly a portrait
301/14 Apelles paints a portrait of Antigonus, which hides his bad eye.
290/1 Apelles' painting of "Calumny" is a retort to his opponents in the
290/2 General comments on the paintings of Apelles.
    Within translations:
Aelian:NA_4.50   lower eyelashes, so that Apelles ** of Ephesus incurred
Aelian:NA_17.Epilogue   ure of a fawn, as it did Apelles; or his statue of a calf,
AnthPal_16.180   Aphrodite Anadyomene of Apelles When Cypris, her hair dri
AntipSid_16.178   Aphrodite Anadyomene of Apelles Look on the work of Apell
Apul:Flor_7   portray him in bronze, only Apelles depict him in colour, only
Archias_16.179   Aphrodite Anadyomene of Apelles Apelles saw Cypris hersel
Athen_13.588   Aristagoras. And Apelles the painter, having seen Lais
Athen_13.590   and it was from her that Apelles took his picture of Aphro
Cic:Brut_70   omachus, Protogenes, and Apelles, every thing is finished
Cic:DeOr_3.26   one, yet Zeuxis, Aglaophon, and Apelles are quite unlike one another
DionHal:Din_7   painters the works of Apelles and his imitators, sculpt
LeonTar_16.182   Aphrodite Anadyomene of Apelles Apelles having seen Cypri
Plin:HN_7.125   a proclamation that only Apelles should paint his picture,
Plin:HN_35.42   and called it grape-lees ink. Apelles invented the method of making
Plin:HN_35.50   the illustrious painters Apelles, Aetion, Melanthius and
Plin:HN_35.98   [98]   Contemporary with Apelles was Aristides of Thebes. He
Plin:HN_35.107   Asclepiodorus, who was admired by Apelles for his proportions. For a
Plin:HN_35.111   is far from Zeuxis and Apelles. Perseus, the pupil to whom
Plin:HN_35.118   cottage in his little garden; Apelles had no wall-frescoes in his
Plin:HN_35.123   that Pamphilus, the teacher of Apelles, not only painted in
Plin:HN_35.140   [140] Ctesilochus a pupil of Apelles became famous for a saucy
Plin:HN_35.145   Timomachus and the Aphrodite of Apelles which we have mentioned {
Plin:HN_35.75-92 *   who was the instructor of Apelles. A work of Eupompus is
Plut:Arat_13   as, that the great Apelles, at a time when he was much adm
Plut:Demetr_22   orious a piece of art." Apelles tells us, that when he
SelPap_3.108   sculptor in the ring. - Apelles, who once beheld the golden
ValMax_8.11e.2   painted by any other but Apelles, nor to be represented in

  Apelles 2   of Chios - a pupil of the philosopher Arcesilaus
240/20 Apelles of Chios falls ill, and is visited by Arcesilaus, who secretl
240/22 upil of Alexinus, Antagoras, Apelles, Aridelus, Charmides, Cleanthes,
    Within translations:
Athen_10.420 time, Arcesilaus ordered Apelles, one of his friends, to

  Apelles 3   - one of the guardians of Philippus V; killed in 218 B.C.
218/5 Philippus protects the Achaeans from maltreatment by Apelles.
218/16 Apelles secures the election of Eperatus of Pharae as general of the
218/49 Philippus puts Leontius and Apelles to death on suspicion of treason.
    Within translations:
Plut:Arat_48 first began to listen to Apelles, Megaleas, and other cour

  Apelles 4   - a general of Antiochus IV in Judaea
Joseph:AJ_12.270 elf that sacrificed, and Apelles the king's general, who

  Apelles 5   of Byzantium - father of the grammarian Aristophanes
POxy_1241 came Aristophanes son of Apelles of Byzantium, then Apollo

  Apelles   - in documents
SEG_59.1406A (281)   s son of Apollodoros Apelles son of Dionysios Metro
THI_127 (c. 210)   of Me...os (?) treasurer : Apelles . . . . . . : .


  ← Search for another name




This page Andrew Smith, 2021   :   Attalus' home page