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(flourished 2nd century AD) Greek grammarian. Apollonius is considered the founder of the systematic study of grammar. Priscian based his work on the writings of Apollonius. Four of Apollonius's works survive: On Syntax and the shorter treatises On Pronouns, On Conjunctions, and On Adverbs.
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