Apollonius of Perga

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Apollonius of Perga

(ˌæpəˈləʊnɪəs; ˈpɜːɡə)
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(Biography) ?261–?190 bc, Greek mathematician, remembered for his treatise on conic sections
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The answer of Apollonius to Vespasian, is full of excellent instruction.
Did I iver tell you how Horker Kelley wint into clink nakid as Phoebus Apollonius, wid the shirts av the Corp'ril an' file undher his arrum?
One at least of these, the "Divination by Birds", was, as we know from Proclus, attached to the end of the "Works" until it was rejected by Apollonius Rhodius: doubtless it continued the same theme of how to live, showing how man can avoid disasters by attending to the omens to be drawn from birds.
Hobart correctly notes that late medieval, Renaissance, and early modern mathematics made extensive and productive use of relations such as ratio and proportion (a significant part of what qualifies them as being relation mathematics) to formulate functional dependencies, but these relations were also prominent in earlier mathematics--in the works of Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius, Heron, and Ptolemy, and even in the mathematical practice of earlier cultures.
Profiling major Alexandrian poets, she covers the canon of truth: Posidippus of Pella, the bucolic imagination: Theocritus of Syracuse, beyond the reach of envy: Callimachus of Cyrene, and destiny's voyage: Apollonius of Rhodes.
Step into the world of Alice this winter season and follow Mr Apollonius, a travelling showman of the circus world, who is eager for his daughter Alice to follow in his footsteps.
Greek philosopher Apollonius of Tyana travelled hundreds of miles to meet the King of the Indo-Parthian dynasty, Gondophares, near the walled city of Sirkap.
By exploiting the circle of Apollonius, we then propose a novel analytical method for modeling inter-cell handover regions.
The growing revolt had to be put down, and this fell at first to the Mysarch Apollonius. At the head of an army of militia and auxiliaries, he met Judas and his rag-tag army in battle.
Epic and Romance in the Argonautica of Apollonius. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press.
The last episode of Book 1 of Apollonius's Argonautica (1.1187-1357) tells the story of Heracles' loss of his beloved Hylas, snatched away by a spring nymph as he was fetching water to prepare dinner.