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Acheloos Painter

Acheloos Painter (c. 525–c. 500bc)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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(fl c. 525–c. 500bc).

Greek vase painter. His name vase was a Black-figure neck amphora

Achilles Painter

Achilles Painter (c. 470–c. 425bc)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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(fl c. 470–c. 425bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after an Attic Red-figure amphora

Acquarossa

Acquarossa   Reference library

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[It.: ‘red water’].

Modern name of an Etruscan settlement near Viterbo, Italy. It is situated on a small

Affecter

Affecter (c. 540–520bc)   Reference library

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(fl c. 540–520bc).

Greek vase painter. This Attic Black-figure artist’s name derives from the distinctive mannered

Ai Khanum

Ai Khanum   Reference library

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Site of a Hellenistic town of the Greco-Bactrian kingdom, located at the confluence of the Kokcha and Pyandzh rivers (tributaries

Aigai (ii)

Aigai (ii)   Reference library

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Site of the first capital of the Macedonian dynasty, c. 64 km south-west of Thessaloniki, Greece, now the

Aigina

Aigina   Reference library

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Greek island in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea, mid-way between Athens to the north and Argos to the

Aizanoi

Aizanoi   Reference library

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[Lat. Aizani].

Site of Hellenistic and Roman city, 54 km south-west of Kütahya in Turkey. Its remains comprise a

Akragas

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[Lat. Agrigentum; now Agrigento].

Greek colony on the southern coast of Sicily. Believed to have been founded c.580

Alexandria

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Egyptian city situated on the Mediterranean coast west of the delta of the River Nile, capital of Egypt from c.

Alkamenes

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(fl second half of the 5th century bc).

Greek sculptor. His date of birth and origins are

Amasis Painter

Amasis Painter (c. 560–c. 515bc)   Reference library

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(fl c. 560–c. 515bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after eight Attic Black-figure vases

Amorgos

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Greek island at the south-east extremity of the Aegean Cyclades. Survey work in the 1980s increased the number of known

Analatos Painter

Analatos Painter (705)   Reference library

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(fl Athens, c. 705– c. 680 bc).

Greek vase painter. His name piece is the

Andokides Painter

Andokides Painter (c.525)   Reference library

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(fl c.525– c. 515/510 bc).

Greek vase painter. He was named after the potter Andokides,

Andronikos of Kyrrhos

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(fl late 2nd century bc–mid-1st century bc).

Greek architect and astronomer. He is associated with a

Antimenes Painter

Antimenes Painter (c. 530–c. 510bc)   Reference library

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(fl c. 530–c. 510bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after a kalos inscription praising

Antioch (ii)

Antioch (ii)   Reference library

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Greek and Roman city in western Asia Minor (now Turkey) on a plateau above Yalvaç. It was founded by

Aphrodisias

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Hellenistic and Roman site in south-west Caria, Asia Minor (modern Turkey), on a plateau in the Baba Dag˘

Apollo Belvedere

Apollo Belvedere   Reference library

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This statue of the Greek sun-god Apollo (h. 2.24 m; ) in the Octagonal Courtyard of the Belvedere of the

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