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Apollodorus
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(Ἀπολλόδωρος; Apollódōros).

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[1] Athenian politician (4th cent. BC)

Son of  Pasion of Acharnae, Athenian rhetor and supporter of Demosthenes (394/93, died after 343 BC). A. was one of the richest Athenian citizens after 370. He undertook costly trierarchy liturgies (cf. IG II2 1609,83 and 89; IG II2 1612, b110; Dem. Or. 50,4-10; 40 and 58) and in 352/51 gained a victory as  choregos (IG II2 3039,2) but had only limited success in obtai…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), Montanari, Franco (Pisa), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), Hülser, Karl-Heinz (Constance) et al., “Apollodorus”, 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 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e127860>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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