[ pol-ig-noh-tuhs ]
/ ˌpɒl ɪgˈnoʊ təs /
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fl. c450 b.c., Greek painter.
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How to use Polygnotus in a sentence
Polygnotus, a contemporary of Phidias, was nearly as famous for painting as he was for sculpture.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
It is said of the celebrated Polygnotus, that he painted τας εν τῳ θησαυρῳ και εν τῳ Ανακειῳ γραφας.
The walls were enriched with some of the choicest paintings of Apollodorus, Zeuxis, and Polygnotus.Philothea|Lydia Maria Child
The Portico of Athens painted with battle pictures by Polygnotus.Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning|Robert Browning
He combined the magic tone of Apollodorus with the exquisite design of Zeuxis and the classic expression of Polygnotus.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for Polygnotus
/ (ˌpɒlɪɡˈnəʊtəs) /
5th century bc, Greek painter: associated with Cimon in rebuilding Athens
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