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contradiction only exists if the Hyksos are identified — as by Josephus —
with the Jews, which is certainly a mistake.

^5 The form M67^i>u is given by Gaisford according to the better manu-
scripts ; other editions have MijAai/.

36 Quintilian, xii. 6. 7. Sueton. Caesar^ 4. Quintilian, iii. 1. 16. Phoe-
bammon in Rhetores graeci^ ed. Walz, viii. 494 (here 'ATroAXii/^of 6 iTfiKAtihl;



2 52 § 33. THE GRAECO- JEWISH LITERATURE.

Strabo distinguishes two orators, an ApoUonius and a Molon,
evidently by reason of a more accurate knowledge of the;
matter. He mentions both (xiv. 2. 13, p. 655) as eminent
men, who lived in Ehodes, and remarks that both came from
Alabanda in Caria, but that Molon came to Ehodes subse-
quently to x\pollonius, on which account ApoUonius said to
him, " oyjre fioXoov." Tlms they were not only fellow-country-
men but contemporaries. Strabo also distinguishes them in
another passage, in which he' is enumerating the eminent men
of Alabanda (xiv. 2. 26, p. 661). Cicero too mentions both,
and indeed so that he calls the one only ApoUonius, and the
other, who was Cicero's tutor, only Molon.^^ Hence we must
certainly distinguish between the two. ApoUonius however
was called by his full name, ^AiroWcovio^ 6 tov Ma\coi'o



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