APOLLONIUS: Tweet By: Richard Gottheil, Louis Ginzberg One of the Judeans who, about 130 B.C., went to Rome to make a covenant or league of friendship with the Romans. He was called by Josephus, "the son of Alexander." See John Hyrcanus.Bibliography: Josephus. Ant. xiii. 9, § 2, xiv. 10, § 22.G. L. G.