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Actium Monument

Thorsten Opper.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 658 words.

Elaborate monument erected by Octavian (later Augustus) in 29–27 bc on the Preveza Peninsula in Western Greece, north of the present-day town of Preveza, overlooking Cape Actium, to...

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...

Archedemus of Thera

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 85 words.

5th century, male.

Active in Attica in the second half of the 5th century BC.

Stone worker, sculptor (?).

Ancient Greek.

Archedemus was involved with the...

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...

Bathycles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 595 words.

6th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 6th century BC.

Born in Magnesia ad Maeandrum.

Sculptor, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Bathy...

Batrachus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 263 words.

2nd century, male.

Born in Laconia.

Sculptor, architect (?).

Ancient Greek.

Batrachus, with his compatriot Sauras, is mentioned by Pliny in his...

Boupalus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 108 words.

6th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 6th century BC.

Born in Chios.

Sculptor, architect.

Ancient Greek.

Boupalus' work is...

Caryatid

G. Lloyd-Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Art Techniques and Principles; Greek and Roman Art. 1443 words.

Sculpted female figure (equivalent to the male Atlantid) used in place of a column (see fig.). Caryatids first appeared in ancient Greek architecture around the mid-6th century bc;...

Daedalus I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Greek and Roman Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 176 words.

15th century, male.

Born c. 1400 BC.

Sculptor, architect, inventor. Mythological subjects.

Ancient Greek.

A legendary figure, said to be the...

Daidalos

Sarah P. Morris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 824 words.

[Gr.: ‘cunning worker’; Lat. Daedalus]

(?fl c. 600 bc).

Legendary Greek craftsman. He is conventionally associated with Bronze Age Crete and was credited in...