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Glaucias
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(Γλαυκίας; Glaukías).

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[1] Bronze sculptor from Aegina

Bronze sculptor from Aegina. According to Pausanias, he created statues of the boxers Glaucus, Philo and Theagenes in Olympia, whose victories or honours occurred in the 1st quarter of the 5th cent. BC. According to the description, they were depicted in motion, some of them at shadow-boxing; small bronze statues give at least an idea of this…

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Neudecker, Richard (Rome), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Glaucias”, 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 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e424900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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