- flourished 4th century b.c., Greek sculptor and architect.
Origin of scopa
Examples from the Web for scopas
Historical Examples of scopas
But whether this Scopas is the Scopas of our text and a hero of Jason's is not clear.Hellenica
A copy of the Pythian Apollo by Scopas is in the same museum.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
The third is the period of Praxiteles and Scopas, in the fourth century.Greek Sculpture
Estelle M. Hurll
An acquaintance with the art of Scopas is extended by the study of his younger and still more important contemporary Praxiteles.
In this master, therefore, may be recognized one whose aims were similar to those of Scopas and Praxiteles.
- 4th century bc, Greek sculptor and architect
- a tuft of hairs on the abdomen or hind legs of bees, used for collecting pollen
Word Origin for scopa
- Standing Committee on Public Accounts
tuft of hairs on a bee's leg, from Latin scopae (plural) "twigs, shoots; a broom, brush," related to scapus "shaft" (cf. scullion).