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1) Praxiteles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Attic sculptor, probably the son of Cephisodotus. His Hermes with the Infant Dionysus, found in the Heraeum, Olympia, in 1877, is the only example of an undisputed...

2) Cephisodotus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The original was erected on the Areopagus at Athens c.372 B.C. to celebrate the victory of Timotheus over the Spartans. The best copy is in Munich. Cephisodotus,...

3) Thespiae. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Helicon (now Elikon) and SW of Thebes. The Thespians fought (479 B.C.) against the Persians at Thermopylae and Plataea. They joined (after 382 B.C.) the Spartans...

4) Olympia, city, ancient Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zeus in ancient Greece, in Elis near the Alpheus (now Alfios) River. It was the scene of the Olympic games. The great temple of Zeus was especially celebrated for...

5) mausoleum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Asia Minor, erected (c.352 B.C.) in memory of Mausolus of Caria. It was a magnificent white marble structure, considered by the ancients one of the Seven Wonders...

6) Cnidus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek city of Caria, SW Asia Minor, on Cape Krio, in present SW Asian Turkey. It was partly on the peninsula and partly on an island that had been created by cutting...

7) Venus, in Roman religion and mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman religion and mythology, in Roman religion and mythology, goddess of vegetation. Later, she became identified (3d cent. B.C.) with the Greek Aphrodite. In imperial...

8) Hermes, in Greek religion and mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek religion and mythology, in Greek religion and mythology, son of Zeus and Maia. His functions were many, but he was primarily the messenger of the gods, particularly...

9) forgery, in art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Nature of ForgeryBecause the provenance of works of art is seldom clear and because their origin is often judged by means of subtle factors, art forgery has always...

10) Greek art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek art, works of art produced in the Aegean basin, a center of artistic activity from very early times (see Aegean civilization). This article covers the art of...

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