This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 23/01/2007.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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The doctor Apollonius was a native of Citium on the island of Cyprus and was educated at Alexandria, where he was a student of Zopyrus1 (cf. Ap. in Hp. Art. 1, 2).
Concerning his literary production, there is scholarly interest in his wo…