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Apollonius

Apollonius (ăpˌəlōˈnēəs) [key], in the books of the Maccabees. 1 Governor of Coele-Syria and Phoenicia for Seleucus IV. He oppressed the Jews and was killed by Judas Maccabaeus. 2 Governor of Coele-Syria under Alexander Balas.

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