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date: 18 November 2019

Anaxagoras of Aiginalocked

(fl first quarter of the 5th century bc).
  • C. Hobey-Hamsher

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(fl first quarter of the 5th century bc).

Greek sculptor. The Greek city states that defeated the Persians at Plataia in 479 bc set aside a tithe for Zeus at Olympia from which was made a bronze statue of the god, 10 cubits tall. When Pausanias visited Olympia he saw the statue standing near the Bouleuterion and assigned it to Anaxagoras (...

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