Dictionary search results

Showing 1-6 of 6 results

Apollonius1 British & World English

(Circa 260–190 bc), Greek mathematician; known as Apollonius of Perga. He examined and redefined conic sections and was the first to use the terms ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola for these classes of curve

Apollonius2 British & World English

(3rd century bc), Greek poet and grammarian; known as Apollonius of Rhodes. He is known for his Argonautica, an epic poem in Homeric style dealing with the expedition of the Argonauts

Apollonius of Perga in Apollonius1 British & World English

(Circa 260–190 bc), Greek mathematician; known as Apollonius of Perga. He examined and redefined conic sections and was the first to use the terms ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola for these classes of curve

Apollonius of Rhodes in Apollonius2 British & World English

(3rd century bc), Greek poet and grammarian; known as Apollonius of Rhodes. He is known for his Argonautica, an epic poem in Homeric style dealing with the expedition of the Argonauts

Apollonius New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(3rd cent. bc), Greek poet; known as Apollonius of Rhodes

Apollonius of Rhodes in Apollonius New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(3rd cent. bc), Greek poet; known as Apollonius of Rhodes