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Antenorides, Pliny

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 48 words.

4th century, male.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Pliny Antenorides was, with Euphranor, a follower of Aristides - though not Aristides the famous painter of the time of...

Astrology in medieval art

Sophie Page.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Renaissance Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 869 words.

Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both...

Dion

Dimitris Plantzos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1378 words.

Greek city situated at the foothills of Mt Olympus in northern Greece (district of Pieria), 14 km south of modern city of Katerini. It was an important Macedonian political and cultural...

Eleutherna

Dimitris Plantzos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1485 words.

[Satra]

Greek city situated on the island of Crete, by the north-west foothills of mount Psiloritis (anc. Ida), 30 km south-east of the present-day city of Rethymnon. It was a...

Oplontis

Thorsten Opper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 697 words.

[now Torre Annunziata]

Roman settlement on the seaward slopes of Mt Vesuvius about five km north-west of Pompeii, in what is now Torre Annunziata. The name Oplontis is...

Phidias I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 1631 words.

5th century, male.

Born c. 490 BC, in Athens; died c. 432 BC.

Sculptor, painter, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Phidias is a particularly difficult sculptor...

Stavelot Triptych

William M. Voelkle.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art. 719 words.

Portable altar–reliquary (New York, Morgan Lib.), made c. 1156 for the Stavelot Abbey in the Ardennes, Belgium and decorated with both Mosan and Byzantine enamels (see fig.). The...