Apellicon sentence example

apellicon
  • Apellicon's chief pursuit was the collection of rare and important books.
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  • Apellicon filled in the lacunae, and brought out a new, but faulty, edition.
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  • Apellicon's library contained a remarkable old copy of the Iliad.
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  • On the one hand, there is the curious story given partly by Strabo (608-609) and partly in Plutarch's Sulla (c. 26), that Aristotle's successor Theophrastus left the books of both to their joint pupil, Neleus of Scepsis, where they were hidden in a cellar, till in Sulla's time they were sold to Apellicon, who made new copies, transferred after Apellicon's death by Sulla to Rome, and there edited and published by Tyrannio and Andronicus.
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