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APOLLOPHANES (PERSON) [Gk Apollophanēs (Ἀπολλοφανης)]. A Syrian whom the army of Judah the Maccabee slew at the fortress of Gazara (2 Macc 10:37). The Maccabean forces had pursued Timotheus, the defeated commander of an invading Syrian army, to the fortress at Gazara, in the low hills of W Judaea.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
APOLLOPHANES Syrian warrior during the intertestamental period. Apollophanes was killed at a fortress named Gazara by the forces of Judas Maccabeus (2 Macc 10:37). His death occurred after a dramatic battle in which the Jewish forces relied on the Lord for victory, in contrast with the Syrians who “made
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
APOLLO′PHANES (Ἀπολλοφάνης). 1. Of Antioch, a Stoic philosopher, was a friend of Ariston of Chios, on whom he wrote a work called Ἀρίστων. (Athen. vii. p. 281.) Diogenes Laërtius (vii. 140, comp. 92) mentions a work of his called φυσική. His name also occurs in Tertullian. (De Anim. 14.) Some writers
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
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