Ictinus
biographical name 5th century B.C. Greek architect

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  • Ictinus — [ik tī′nəs] 5th cent. B.C.; Gr. architect who designed the Parthenon …   English World dictionary

  • Ictinus — /ik tuy neuhs/, n. fl. mid 5th century B.C., Greek architect, a designer of the Parthenon. * * * ▪ Greek architect also spelled  Iktinos   flourished 5th century BC    Greek architect, one of the most celebrated of Athens, known for his work on… …   Universalium

  • Ictinus — Ictinos Ictinos, Ictinus ou Iktinos est un architecte du Ve siècle av. J. C. qui a conçu avec Callicratès le Parthénon (447? 432 av. J. C.) à Athènes (Grèce). On ne connaît que très peu de choses sur la vie d Ictinos, la plupart des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ICTINUS —    great Greek architect of the 5th century B.C., a contemporary of Pericles, designer of temples at Bussæ and Eleusis, and joint designer with Callicrates of the world s one perfect building, the Parthenon, at Athens (437 B.C.) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Ictinus —  (fl. fifth c. bc) Greek architect, co designer with Callicrates of the Parthenon …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Ictinus — Ic•ti•nus [[t]ɪkˈtaɪ nəs[/t]] n. big fl. mid 5th century b.c., Greek architect: a designer of the Parthenon …   From formal English to slang

  • Ictinus — /ɪkˈtaɪnəs/ (say ik tuynuhs) noun fl. c. 440 BC Athenian architect; designer, with Callicrates, of the Parthenon …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ictinus — /ik tuy neuhs/, n. fl. mid 5th century B.C., Greek architect, a designer of the Parthenon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Milvus ictinus — Glede Glede (gl[=e]d), n. [AS. glida, akin to Icel. gle[eth]a, Sw. glada. Cf. {Glide}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) The common European kite ({Milvus ictinus}). This name is also sometimes applied to the buzzard. [Written also {glead}, {gled}, {gleed},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milvus ictinus — Kite Kite (k[imac]t), n. [OE. kyte, AS. c[=y]ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily {Milvin[ae]}, of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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