360?–315? b.c, Greek painter.
The contest of Apelles with Protogenes consisted in striking this true limit within each other’s lines, more and more finely.
Lectures on Landscape John Ruskin
Seeing this, Apelles divided the second line, to every one’s astonishment.
Harper’s Young People, January 27, 1880 Various
He was called later by scholars, “the antiquary and Apelles of our time.”
Famous European Artists Sarah K. Bolton
Apelles was destined to bear away the palm from all his predecessors and successors.
History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
She reminded him of the picture of the goddess of vengeance, by Apelles, which he had seen in Constantinople.
The Bride of the Nile, Complete Georg Ebers
The works of Apelles and Phidias are gone; the very Parthenon is going.
Beethoven’s Symphonies Critically Discussed Alexander Teetgen
Mary, the widow of Apelles, to the wife of Karnis, the singer.
Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
Apelles was one of those who had Oppressive conduct of Apelles to the Achaeans.
The Histories of Polybius, Vol. I (of 2) Polybius
In the Onites Apelles the tarsi are so habitually lost, that the insect has been described as not having them.
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Charles Darwin
Hipponax the poet was an Ephesian, and the painters Parrhasius and Apelles.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo
4th century bc, Greek painter of mythological subjects, none of whose work survives, his fame resting on the testimony of Pliny and other writers
a Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes (Rom. 16:10), and styles “approved in Christ.”
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. Historical Examples A deposit of white ozokerite occurs on the top of the Apennine Mountains, in Italy, of which a specimen is here exhibited. Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883 Various The little city of Assisi slept in quietness on the slopes of the Apennine Mountains under the dark clear sky. The […]
a mountain range in Italy, extending across the length of the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 feet (2922 meters). Contemporary Examples The Italian election was a farrago of farce and consequence that reaches far beyond the Alps and the Apennines. The United States Can’t Insulate Itself From Euro Politics […]
. Historical Examples At the first he simply held his own against Apepi, but by degrees he was able to do more. Ancient Egypt George Rawlinson They are in diorite, and have the name of Apepi engraved upon them. Ancient Egypt George Rawlinson The pacific rule of Apepi and his predecessors allowed Thebes to increase […]