gracious your form and your eyes as honey : desire is poured upon your lovely face Aphrodite has honored you exceedingly." — Sappho [Credit -Bust inscribed Sappho of Eressos, Roman copy of a Greek original of the century BCE]
Apollodorus of Damascus (fl. Century) was a Greek engineer from Syria, architect, designer and sculptor from Damascus, Roman Syria. He was a favourite of Trajan, for whom he constructed Trajan's Bridge over the Danube for the campaign in Dacia.