Polydorus
biographical name 1st century B.C. Rhodian sculptor

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  • Polydorus — Polydōrus, griech. Bildhauer aus Rhodus, s. Agesander …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • POLYDORUS — I. POLYDORUS Lacedaemoniorum Rex, qui civibus, snis cum Messeniis viginti annorum bellô implicitis, tandem rei finem ut imponeret, et Messenios ad proelium eliceret, simulavit cum Theopompo, alterius familiae Rege simultatem: a cuius regressu… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Polydorus — In Greek mythology, Polydorus referred to several different people.#An Argive, son of Hippomedon. Pausanias lists him as one of the Epigoni, who attacked Thebes in retaliation for the deaths of their fathers, the Seven Against Thebes, who died… …   Wikipedia

  • Polydorus — /pol i dawr euhs, dohr /, n. fl. 1st century B.C., Greek sculptor who, with Agesander and Athenodorus, carved the Laocoön group. * * * …   Universalium

  • Polydorus — Pol•y•do•rus [[t]ˌpɒl ɪˈdɔr əs, ˈdoʊr [/t]] n. big fl. 1st century b.c., Greek sculptor …   From formal English to slang

  • Polydorus — /pɒləˈdɔrəs/ (say poluh dawruhs) noun fl. 1st century BC, Greek sculptor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Polydorus — /pol i dawr euhs, dohr /, n. fl. 1st century B.C., Greek sculptor who, with Agesander and Athenodorus, carved the Laocoön group …   Useful english dictionary

  • POLYDORUS Virgilius — seu Vergilius, Urhinas, vixit saeculô 15. et 16. Eruditione famam meritus. Edidit A. C. 1499. de Inventoribus rerum libros 8. Dein in Angliam profectus, ut ibi dearium S. Petri colligeret, gratiâ Principum Anglicorum potitus est, et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Polydorus (son of Cadmus) — The only son of Cadmus and Harmonia, Polydorus was a king of Thebes, Greece. Upon his father s death, Pentheus, the son of his sister Agave and Echion, one of the Spartoi, ruled Thebes. Pentheus, however, ruled only for a short time, before… …   Wikipedia

  • Polydorus Vergilius — Polydore Virgile Polydore Virgile, ou encore Polydore Vergil, ou de son nom latin Polydorus Vergilius, (Urbin, (Italie), 1470 1555) est un écrivain et historien italien. Après avoir étudié à Bologne et Padoue, il devint le secrétaire du duc d… …   Wikipédia en Français

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