- flourished mid-5th century b.c., Greek architect, a designer of the Parthenon.
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According to Pausanias, they were the work of Ictinus, a contemporary of Phidias.
In one of them, for instance, Ictinus confides to the reporter that he was born in the shadow of the Parthenon.
The next two nests discovered were both those of the Kite (Milvus ictinus), each on a lofty pine.Wild Spain (Espaa agreste)
They were executed in the time of Pericles, the temple having been built by Ictinus, the architect of the Parthenon.
Ictinus was celebrated for the magnificent temples which he erected to the heathen gods.
- 5th century bc, Greek architect, who designed the Parthenon with Callicrates
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