Apollodorus was a writer, who lived in Athens in the second century, BC. He wrote two great works. The first, Chronice Syntaxis, covered the time from the fall of Troy to his time, and it survives only in fragments. His second work, Bibliotece, covers the heroic tales and survives largely intact.
Oxford Concise Companion to Classical Literature. ed. Howatson and Chilvers. Oxford. New York, 1993.