Polyclitus
or Polycleitus biographical name 5th century B.C. Greek sculptor & architect

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  • Polyclitus — may refer to:* Polyclitus (sculptor), Ancient Greek sculptor * Polyclitus (freedman), freedman of the Roman emperor Nero …   Wikipedia

  • POLYCLITUS — Larissaeus Historicus, cuius meminerunt Athen. l. 12. Iul. Pollnx, in Onom. l. 2. c. 4. tmem. 21. Aelian. l. 16. c.41. Voss. de Hist. Graec. l. 3. p. 405. Gesner. in Biblioth …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Polyclitus — or Polycleitus [päl΄iklēt′əspäl΄i klīt′əs] 5th cent. B.C.; Gr. sculptor: also Polycletus [päl΄iklēt′əs] …   English World dictionary

  • Polyclitus — /pol i kluy teuhs/, n. fl. c450 c420 B.C., Greek sculptor. Also, Polycleitus, Polycletus /pol i klee teuhs/. * * * or Polycleitus or Polykleitos flourished 5th century BC, Greece Greek sculptor. His Spear Bearer (с 440 BC) was known as the Canon… …   Universalium

  • Polyclitus — Pol•y•cli•tus or Pol•y•clei•tus [[t]ˌpɒl ɪˈklaɪ təs[/t]] also Pol•y•cle•tus [[t] ˈkli [/t]] n. big fl. c450–c420 b.c., Greek sculptor …   From formal English to slang

  • Polyclitus — /pɒliˈklaɪtəs/ (say polee kluytuhs) noun fl. c.450–c.420 BC, Greek sculptor, noted for his bronze and marble statues of athletes. Also, Polycleitus, Polycletus /pɒliˈklitəs/ (say polee kleetuhs) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Polyclitus — /pol i kluy teuhs/, n. fl. c450 c420 B.C., Greek sculptor. Also, Polycleitus, Polycletus /pol i klee teuhs/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polyclitus (freedman) — Polyclitus was an influential freedman in the court of the Roman emperor Nero. He was sent to Britain in 60 or 61 AD to head an enquiry in the aftermath of the rebellion of Boudica. As a result the governor, Gaius Suetonius Paulinus, was relieved …   Wikipedia

  • Diadumenos —   The Canon of Polyclitus Doryphoros …   Wikipedia

  • Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …   Universalium

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