Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

(7,286 words)

[German version]

I Greek

(Θεόδωρος; Theódōros).

[German version]

[I 1] Of Samos, Greek architect, bronze sculptor and inventor, Archaic period

Multitalented Greek inventor, architect, bronze sculptor and metal worker (toreutḗs; Toreutics) of the Archaic period from Samos (for the occupational image cf. architect). His father was Telecles (Hdt. 3,41; Paus. 8,14,8; 10,38,6) or according to other sources (Diog. Laert. 2,103; Diod. Sic. 1,98) Rhoecus [3]; his name is so frequently mentioned in conjunction with the latter that both a …

Cite this page
Knell, Heiner (Darmstadt), Folkerts, Menso (Munich), Baumhauer, Otto A. (Bremen), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Blume, Horst-Dieter (Münster), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) et al., “Theodorus”, 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 23 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲