in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics
P ublished online December 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; History of Science and Technology. 184 words.
Apollonius (3) (3rd cent. bce) served *Ptolemy (1) II as chief minister (dioikētēs) in Egypt and is best known as holder of a 10,000-aroura (2,750-ha: 6,800-acre) crown-gift estate near...