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Apelles
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(Ἀπελλῆς; Apellês).

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[1] Macedonian Politician, died 218 BC

Macedonian, influential confidant of  Antigonus [3] Doson, from 222 BC guardian of  Philippus V. In 219/8, as ‘ traditionalist’, he criticized the Adriatic policy of the king and his pro-Achaean leanings under the influence of  Aratus, against whom he intrigued together with  Leontius and  Megaleas (Pol. 4,76; 82-87). In…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH) and Hoesch, Nicola (Munich), “Apelles”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e126940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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