What did Phidias build?

What did Phidias build?

Phidias, also spelled Pheidias, (flourished c. 490–430 bce), Athenian sculptor, the artistic director of the construction of the Parthenon, who created its most important religious images and supervised and probably designed its overall sculptural decoration.

What happened to the statue of Zeus?

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was created by a sculptor named Phidias. ... It was placed in the Temple at Olympia, a shrine to Zeus where Olympic Games took place every four years. The statue was destroyed by fire in the fifth century A.D.

What is Praxiteles known for?

Praxiteles (/prækˈsɪtɪliːz/; Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attica sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue.

Who sculpted the statue of Zeus?


Is Athena married?

Her Roman name is Minerva. She was a child of Zeus and Metis (Titaness), Zeus' first wife. After Zeus swallowed his wife, who was heavily pregnant with Athena at the time, Athena was born by springing out of Zeus' head, fully grown and wearing full battle armor....
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Who was Hercules said to marry after he became a god?


Who is Hercules in love with?


Is blood of Zeus about Hercules?

Though Hercules is never actually name dropped in this series, Hera does mention that Zeus has made a fool of her through his infidelity before. Fans of Greek mythology know the story of Hercules, the demi-god son of Zeus, as one of these instances of infidelity.

Why did Zeus cheat so much?

Because he was a horndog. Plus, Zeus reflected every mans dream back in Ancient times, and it also reflected the double standard of the time; wives were meant to be chased and devoted to their husbands, no matter what, and husbands could have affairs and children with any woman they wanted.

Who is Zeus's favorite son?