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Anaxagoras
(670 words)

[German version]

[1] Bronze sculptor of Aegina, 5th cent. BC

Bronze sculptor of Aegina. After the victory of Plataeae (479 BC), he created a 4.5 m high statue of Zeus in Olympia. Of a further votive gift, ordered by Praxagoras, only the inscription survived (Anth. Gr. VI 139).

Bibliography

F. Adler, Topographie und Gesch. von Olympia, 1897, 86

F. Eckstein, Ἀναθήματα, 1969, 23-26

Overbeck, no. 433-436 (sources).

[German version]

[2] Natural philosophe…

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Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Pietsch, Christian (Mainz), “Anaxagoras”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e120415>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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