EXAMPLES | noun c500–432? b.c., Greek sculptor.
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Examples from the Web for phidias Historical Examples of phidias
Eudora was a mere infant when
Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.
Phidias express no anxiety concerning your unprotected situation?
Who could have proved a better protector than
Phidias has been?
But, my daughter, why is it that the commands of
Phidias would have made you unhappy?
"I have heard that she remains at the house where
Phidias died," rejoined Plato. British Dictionary definitions for phidias noun 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 Derived Forms Phidian, adjective
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