[ lahy-sip-uhs ]
/ laɪˈsɪp əs /
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flourished c360–c320 b.c., Greek sculptor.
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Words nearby Lysippus
Lysias, Lysimachus, lysimeter, lysin, lysine, Lysippus, lysis, Lysistrata, Lysithea, lyso-, lysocline
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How to use Lysippus in a sentence
He alone was permitted to paint the figure of Alexander, as Lysippus only was allowed to represent him in bronze.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
A marble copy of the original bronze statue by Lysippus, who flourished in the 4th century B. C.Greek Sculpture|Estelle M. Hurll
The extant portraits of Alexander vary greatly, and it is impossible to determine which among them go back to Lysippus.
Like an athlete of Lysippus in strength and beauty, Arcade smothered his heavy adversary in his arms.The Revolt of the Angels|Anatole France
Once more art revived under Skopas, Praxiteles, and Lysippus, but in a totally different shape.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
British Dictionary definitions for Lysippus
/ (laɪˈsɪpəs) /
4th century bc, Greek sculptor. He introduced a new naturalism into Greek sculpture
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