-fifth year, Demetrius, the son
of Demetrius, came from Crete with a great number of mercenary soldiers,
which Lasthenes, the Cretian, brought him, and sailed to Cilicia. This
thing cast Alexander into great concern and disorder when he heard it;
so he made haste immediately out of Phoenicia, and came to Antioch, that
he might put matters in a safe posture there before Demetrius should come.
He also left Apollonius Daus Of the several Apollonius about these ages, see Dean Prideaux at the year
148. This Apollonius Daus was, by his account, the son of that Apollonius
who had been made governor of Celesyria and Phoenicia by Seleueus Philopater,
and was himself a confidant of his son Demetrius the father, and restored
to his father's government by him, but afterwards revolted from him to
Alexander; but not to Demetrius the son, as he supposes.
governor of Celesyria, who coming to Jamnia with a great army, sent to
Jonathan the high priest, and told him that it was not right that he alone