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He settled at Rome -- it is uncertain when -- and taught rhetoric until the reign of Claudius. Apion was a man of great industry and learning, but extremely vain. He wrote several works, none of which have survived. The well-known story "Androclus and the Lion", preserved in Aulus Gellius, is from his work. Fragments of his work are printed the Etymologicum Gudianum, ed. Sturz, 1818.
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