THRASAEUS thrā se’ əs (Θρασαι̂ος). Thrasaeus was the father of Apollonius (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
(Codex Alexandrinus Swete and Fritzsche Thrasaios; Codex Venetus Tharsiou; Codex Venetus(a) Tharseou; Conjecture of Dr. Hort Tharsea; the, Thraseas): The father of APOLLONIUS (which see) (2 Macc 3:5). the margin gives "Or `Thrasca.’" The Greek text is probably corrupt. Perhaps the true reading is "Apollonius of Tarsus".