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Nicias

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(c.470–413 bc),

Athenian politician and general. After the death of Pericles he became the main rival of Cleon in the struggle for political leadership. He was a moderate and...

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Nicias

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(c.470–413 bc),

Athenian politician and general. After the death of Pericles he became the main rival of Cleon in the struggle for political leadership. He was a moderate and...

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NICIAS - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 116 words.

4th century, male.

Active 348 to 308 BC.

Born in Athens.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Nicias, a pupil of Antidotus, earned a considerable reputation...

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Nicias

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(RE 26a, Suppl. 7),

of Nicaea (1), of uncertain date (100 bc–ad 200), author of philosophical Successions (Διαδοχαί), used as a source by Diogenes (6) Laertius.

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Nicias

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Painter, especially of women (Pliny (the Elder) Naturalis historia 35. 130), pupil of Antidotus (pupil of Euphranor), Athenian. Pliny (1) dates him 332 bc. He painted statues for Praxiteles...

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Nicias

Thomas Bertram Lonsdale Webster.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 122 words.

painter, especially of women (Pliny (the Elder) Naturalis historia 35. 130), pupil of Antidotus (pupil of Euphranor), Athenian.

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Nicias

David N. Sedley.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 32 words.

(RE 26a, Suppl. 7),

of Nicaea (1), of uncertain date (100 bcad 200), author

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Nicias

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 33 words.

(RE 26a, Suppl. 7), of *Nicaea (1), of uncertain date (100 bcad 200),

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Nicias

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 135 words.

Athenian painter, pupil of Antidotus (pupil of *Euphranor). *Pliny (1) dates him 332 bc. He refused

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Nicias

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 96 words.

Greek painter, active in Athens during the latter part of the 4th century bc, a younger contemporary of the

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The Terrible Retreat (<i>Nicias</i> 26.3–6)

G. O. Hutchinson.

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 3777 words.

For his treatment of Nicias, Plutarch’s most important Greek source is extant: Thucydides, seen as a supreme classic of Attic prose, in one of the most powerful parts of his work. One can...

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