Phidias

[fid-ee-uh s]
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Historical Examples of phidias

  • "I am Eudora, the adopted daughter of Phidias," rejoined the maiden.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Eudora was a mere infant when Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Who could have proved a better protector than Phidias has been?

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Phidias has returned; and he likes to have no lamp burn later than his own.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • "You have as yet given us no tidings of Phidias and his household," said Philothea.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child


British Dictionary definitions for phidias

Phidias

noun
  1. 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 FormsPhidian, adjective
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