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Apollodorus (Pseudo-Apollodorus)
(560 words)

Nothing is known about his life or death (2nd cent. AD?);

Greek mythological writer.

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Bibliothḗkè is a compilation of Greek myths of gods and heroes from the theogony to the Trojan (or Epic) Cycle, in 10 books. Transmitted under the name of the scholar Apollodorus [7] of Athens (FGrH 244; 2nd cent. BC), it was praised by Photius [2] (Bibliothḗkè 186; 9th cent.), but probably dates fro…

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Brodersen, Kai, “Apollodorus (Pseudo-Apollodorus)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0022>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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