- c500–432? b.c., Greek sculptor.
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"I am Eudora, the adopted daughter of Phidias," rejoined the maiden.
Eudora was a mere infant when Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.
Who could have proved a better protector than Phidias has been?
Phidias has returned; and he likes to have no lamp burn later than his own.
"You have as yet given us no tidings of Phidias and his household," said Philothea.
- 5th century bc, Greek sculptor, regarded as one of the greatest of sculptors. He executed the sculptures of the Parthenon and the colossal statue of Zeus at Olympia, one of the Seven Wonders of the World: neither survives in the original