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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Spectacles en plein air

Peter J. Hollida.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 13652 words.

This chapter explores how some of the communities discussed in Chapter 5 joined with colleges, civic organizations, and commercial ventures to produce pageants and spectacles to promote...

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Pyrilampes

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 25 words.

1st century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Pyrilampes, like his father Agias, was active in Messene; he made statues of the victors at the Olympic Games.

Stomius

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 22 words.

5th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Stomius made a statue of Hieronymus of Andros, victor in the Olympic Games of 480 BC.

Theron

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 20 words.

4th – 3rd century, male.

Active in Boeotia.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theron made statues of the victors at the Olympic Games.

Theomnestus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 25 words.

4th century, male.

Active in Sardis.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theomnestus worked in Chios, making sculptures of the victors at the Olympic Games,...

Timagoras I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 27 words.

3rd century, male.

Active in Rhodes during the second half of the 3rd century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Timagoras made statues of victors in the...

Theon IV

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 32 words.

2nd century, male.

Active in Antioch in Syria c. 100 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Theon worked in Rhodes, making statues of the victors of the Olympic...

Thoenias

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 47 words.

3rd century, male.

Active during the second half of the 3rd century BC.

Born in Sicyon.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Thoenias made a statue of King...

Daedalus II

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 68 words.

4th century, male.

Active in Sicyon in 395 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Daedalus, the son and pupil of Patroclus, made a trophy consecrated by the Eleans...

Glaucias

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 64 words.

5th century, male.

Active on Aegina.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Glaucias made the bronze chariot and statue of Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse and victor of the...

Kanachos

Diane Harris.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 136 words.

(fl c. 400 bc).

Greek sculptor. Pliny (Natural History XXXIV.i) placed him in the 95th Olympiad (400–397 bc) as a contemporary of the sculptors Naukydes,...

Olympia

Nicholas Yalouris and Ann Thomas Wilkins.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Greek and Roman Art. 4923 words.

Site of one of the oldest and most famous ancient Greek sanctuaries. It lies in the western Peloponnese, 18 km inland from the Ionian Sea, at the confluence of the rivers Alpheios and...

Kolotes

Virginia C. Goodlett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Greek and Roman Art. 198 words.

(fl last third of the 5th century bc).

Greek sculptor. He specialized in chryselephantine (gold and ivory) statues. Pliny provided the most important testimony to Kolotes’...

Eutelidas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 31 words.

6th century BC, male.

Active Argive, active in 516 BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Eutelidas and Chrysothemis made the statues of two victors at the Olympic...

Pythagoras I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; 17th-Century Art. 198 words.

6th century, male.

Born c. 510 BC, in Samos.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Pythagoras worked at Rhegium between 480 and 448 BC. He made sculptures of the...