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Antichthon/Antipodes

Alfred Hiatt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Ancient Greek History; History of Science and Technology. 1236 words.

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Apollonius (3), chief minister of Ptolemy (1), 3rd cent. BCE

Dorothy J. Thompson.

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...

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Pliny (1) the Elder, 23/24–79 CE

Nicholas Purcell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Ancient Roman History. 1161 words.

Gaius Plinius Secundus, prominent Roman equestrian, from Novum *Comum in Gallia Cisalpina (see gaul (cisalpine)), commander of the fleet at *Misenum, and uncle of *Pliny (2) the Younger, best known...

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Pompeius Trogus

Alexander Hugh McDonald and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Ancient Roman History. 223 words.

Trogus Pompeius, a Romanized Vocontian from Gallia Narbonensis (see gaul (transalpine)), author of zoological, and perhaps botanical works, now lost, and the Philippic Histories (Historiae...

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